06/03/2012 Medicine
DOI: 10.1503/CMAJ.112-2024 SemanticScholar ID: 72818241 MAG: 2084543718

Re-rethinking the article by Thombs and colleagues

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Linden and Vodermaier[1][1] claim that the rate of false-positives with screening for depression is “very acceptable.” Whether a false-positive rate is acceptable depends on the prevalence of disease in the population being screened. Given the prevalence of depression in a typical primary care

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