Journal article

Evaluation of the Social Participation Questionnaire in adult patients with depressive symptoms using Rasch analysis

Konstancja Densley, Sandra Davidson, Jane M Gunn



Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

The named authors submit this publication on behalf of the diamond study investigators which include: Professor Jane Gunn, Professor Helen Herrman, Professor Mike Kyrios, A/Professor Kelsey Hegarty, Professor Christopher Dowrick, Dr. Gail Gilchrist, Associate Professor Grant Blashki, Professor Dimity Pond, Ms. Patty Chondros, Dr. Renata Kokanovic and Dr. Victoria Palmer. The diamond study was initiated with pilot funding from the beyondblue Victorian Centre of Excellence, and the main cohort has received project grant funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (ID 299869, 454463 and 566511). The 1-year Computer-Assisted Telephone Interview was funded by a Stream 3 grant from the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI). No funding body had a role in study design; the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; the writing of the manuscript; or the decision to submit this manuscript for publication. We acknowledge the 30 dedicated GPs, their patients and practice staff for making this research possible. We thank the cohort participants for their ongoing involvement in the study. We also thank the diamond project team and associate investigators involved in the study: Dr. Lena Sanci, Ms. Catherine Mihalopoulos, Ms. Maria Potiriadis, Ms. Aves Middleton and the casual research staff.