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DIGS - Major Depression

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The Diagnostic Interview for Genetic Studies (DIGS), a clinical interview especially constructed for the assessment of major mood and psychotic disorders and their spectrum conditions. The DIGS, which was developed and piloted as a collaborative effort of investigators from sites in the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Genetics Initiative DIGS - Section: Major Depression doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1994.03950110009002 DOI: 10.1017/s0033291700034796
Clinical Assessments
Depression
06/07/2022
digs_majdep01
06/09/2022
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Query Element Name Data Type Size Required Description Value Range Notes Aliases
subjectkey GUID Required The NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subject NDAR*
src_subject_id String 20 Required Subject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY
interview_age Integer Required Age in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging. 0 :: 1260 Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
sex String 20 Required Sex of subject at birth M;F; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported
digs_maj_dep_week Integer Recommended Have you ever had a period of at least one week when you were bothered most of the day, nearly every day, by feeling depressed, sad, down, low? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_irritation Integer Recommended By feeling irritable? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_anx Integer Recommended By feeling anxious? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_not_enjoy_things Integer Recommended Have you ever had a period of at least one week when you did not enjoy most things, even things you usually like to do? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_sus_epi Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Do you suspect a past or current episode from subject's responses, behavior, or other information? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_sus_epi_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify subject's responses, behavior, or other information:
digs_maj_dep_rec_week Integer Recommended Have you been feeling that way recently (i.e., for at least one week during the past days)? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_rec_week_num Integer Recommended If yes: How long have you felt this way? Number of Weeks
digs_maj_dep_worst_epi Date Recommended Think about the most severe period in your life when you were feeling this way. When did it begin? MM/YYYY
digs_maj_dep_worst_epi_age Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Compute age of most severe period Age in Years
digs_maj_dep_worst_epi_dur Integer Recommended How long did the period last? (weeks) Number of Weeks
digs_maj_dep_worst_epi_sad Integer Recommended Did you feel depressed, sad, down, or low? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_worst_epi_irrit Integer Recommended Did you feel irritable? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_worst_epi_anx Integer Recommended Did you feel anxious? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_sev_cur_same Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Is the most severe episode also the current episode? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
digs_maj_dep_app_change Integer Recommended Did you have a loss of appetite or did your appetite greatly increase? 0 :: 3; 9 0= No; 1= Yes, decreased; 2= Yes, increased; 3= Yes, mixture; 9= Unknown/No information
digs_weight_ch_not_trying Integer Recommended Did you lose/gain weight when you were not trying to? 0 :: 2;9 0= No; 1= Loss; 2= Gain; 9= Unknown
digs_maj_dep_prev_weight Integer Recommended What was your weight before the loss/gain? Pounds
digs_maj_dep_weight_after Integer Recommended What was your weight after the loss/gain? Pounds
digs_weight_ch_time Integer Recommended Over what period of time did you lose/gain this amount of weight? Number of Weeks
digs_maj_dep_sleep_ch Integer Recommended Did you have trouble sleeping or were you sleeping more than usual? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_insomnia Integer Recommended Were you unable to fall asleep? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_insom_1_hr Integer Recommended Was this for at least one hour? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_mid_insom Integer Recommended Were you waking up in the middle of the night and having trouble going back to sleep? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_wake_early Integer Recommended Were you waking up too early in the morning? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_1_hr_earlier Integer Recommended Was this at least one hour earlier than usual? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_oversleep Integer Recommended Were you sleeping much more than usual? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_restless Integer Recommended Were you so fidgety or restless that other people could have notices (eg., pacing or writing hands)? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_slow_speech Integer Recommended Were you moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_enjoy_sex Integer Recommended Were you much less able to enjoy sex and other pleasurable activities? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_interest_act Integer Recommended Did you lose interest in nearly all of your usual activities? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_fatigue Integer Recommended Were you feeling a loss of energy or more tired than usual? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_guilt Integer Recommended Were you feeling guilty or that you were a bad person? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_worthless Integer Recommended Were you feeling that you were a failure or worthless? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_diff_conc Integer Recommended Were you having difficulty thinking, concentrating, or making decisions? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_suic_idea Integer Recommended Were you frequently thinking about death, or wishing you were dead, or thinking about taking your life? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_self_harm Integer Recommended Did you actually try to harm yourself? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_sym_total Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Enter number of boxes with at least one YES response in questions Total Boxes
digs_maj_dep_sym_2_weeks Integer Recommended During this episode was there a two-week period when these symptoms were present nearly every day (at least four symptoms plus depressed mood)? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_worse_time Integer Recommended Did you tend to feel worse in the morning or in the evening or was there no difference? 0 :: 2 0= A.M.; 1= P.M.; 2= No difference
digs_maj_dep_epi_del Integer Recommended During this episode, did you have beliefs or ideas that you later found out were not true? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_epi_del_note String 1,000 Recommended INTERVIEWER: If delusions are suspected, probe further to determine the content and whether the beliefs were held with certainty. Code on the basis of this information and describe below:
digs_maj_dep_del_conv Integer Recommended Were you convinced of these beliefs at the time? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_del_before Integer Recommended Did these beliefs occur either just before this depression or after it cleared? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_del_before_dep_days Integer Recommended How long were they present before the depression began? Number of Days
digs_del_until_norm_days Integer Recommended How long did they last after your mood returned to normal? Number of Days
digs_maj_dep_del_day_total Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Does this total more than 14 days? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_voices_during Integer Recommended Did you see or hear things that other people could not see or hear? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_voices_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes to hearing voices: Specify:
digs_maj_dep_drugs_during Integer Recommended Were you using any street drugs at the times that you experienced these? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_drugs_during_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes to using street drugs: What were they? (INTERVIEWER: List the drugs used and describe the frequency of use and doses, if possible.)
digs_maj_dep_voice_in Integer Recommended If voices: Did these voices usually seem to originate: from within your head? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_voice_out Integer Recommended If voices: Did these voices usually seem to originate: from outside your head? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_place_outside Integer Recommended If voices: Did these voices usually seem to originate: from some particular place outside your head? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_not_own_th Integer Recommended If voices: Did these voices usually seem to originate: Were these voices definitely different from your own thoughts? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_exp_bef_aft_dep Integer Recommended Did these (refer to experiences) occur either just before this depression or after it cleared? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_exp_bef_days Integer Recommended How long were they present before the depression began? Number of Days
digs_dep_exp_after_norm Integer Recommended How long did they last after your mood returned to normal? Number of Days
digs_maj_dep_exp_day_total Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Does this total more than 14 days? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_psych_not_dep_theme Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Did psychotic symptoms have content that was inconsistent with depressive themes such as poverty, guilt, illness, personal inadequacy or catastrophe? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_psych_sym_preocc Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Was the subject preoccupied with psychotic symptoms to the exclusion of other symptoms or concerns? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_psych_help Integer Recommended Did you seek or receive help from a doctor or other professional for this period of depression? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_med_presc Integer Recommended Were you prescribed medication for depression or was there a change in your dosage? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_med_presc_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes prescribed medication for depression: Specify:
digs_maj_dep_inpatient Integer Recommended During this episode were you admitted to the hospital for depression (including day hospital)? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_inpt_days Integer Recommended If yes to admitted to the hospital for depression: For how long (inpatient)? Number of Days
digs_maj_dep_day_hosp_days Integer Recommended If yes to admitted to the hospital for depression: For how long (day hospital) ? Number of Days
digs_maj_dep_ect Integer Recommended Did you receive ECT (shock treatments)? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_maj_resp_type Integer Recommended Was your major responsibility during this episode job, home, school, or something else? 1 :: 4 1= Job; 2= Home; 3= School; 4= Other
digs_maj_dep_resp_type_oth String 1,000 Recommended If other responsibilities: Specify:
digs_maj_dep_funct_aff Integer Recommended Was your functioning in this role affected? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_funct_aff_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify how your role was affected:
digs_maj_dep_neg_eff_life Integer Recommended Did something happen as a result of this (such as marital separation, absence from work or school, loss of a job, or lower grades)? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_neg_eff_life_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify results episode:
digs_dep_funct_social Integer Recommended Did someone notice a change in your functioning? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_impairment Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: If impaired or incapacitated: Specify: 0;1;2;9 0= No change; 1= Impairment; 2= Incapacitation; 9= Unknown
digs_funct_aff_other_area Integer Recommended Was your functioning in any other area of your life affected? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_funct_aff_oth_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes functioning in other areas affecting life: Specify:
digs_maj_dep_evi_distress Integer Recommended Is there any other evidence of clinically significant distress? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_evi_distress_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes to evidence of clinically significant distress: Specify:
digs_maj_dep_dur_preg Integer Recommended Did this episode occur during pregnancy or just after childbirth? 0 :: 2;9 0= No; 1= Yes, pregnancy; 2= Yes, after childbirth; 9= Unknown
digs_dep_preg_y_birth_date Date Recommended What was the date of childbirth? MM/YY
digs_maj_dep_birth_ill Integer Recommended Did this episode occur during or shortly after a serious physical illness? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_birth_ill_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify physical illness:
digs_maj_dep_epi_aft_meds Integer Recommended Did this episode begin shortly after you started taking any prescribed medication? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_epi_aft_meds_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify prescribed medication:
digs_dep_epi_street_drug Integer Recommended Did this episode begin while you were using street drugs? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_epi_street_drug_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify street drugs:
digs_maj_dep_epi_inc_alc Integer Recommended Did this episode follow increased use of alcohol? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_epi_inc_alc_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify alcohol use:
digs_maj_dep_epi_dec_alc Integer Recommended Did this episode follow decreased use of alcohol? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_epi_dec_alc_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify alcohol use:
digs_maj_dep_epi_aft_death Integer Recommended Did this episode follow the death of someone close to you? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_epi_aft_death_relat String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify relationship:
digs_dep_relat_death_date Date Recommended Date of death MM/YY
digs_maj_dep_mood_ch_week Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you have a week or more during which your mood frequently changed between sadness and irritability or even elation? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_overactive Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you also experience: Overactivity; Running around, many projects, or physically agitated? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_pres_speech Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you also experience: More talkative than usual, speech pressured? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_racing_th Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you also experience: Thoughts racing, jumping from topic to topic? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_grandiose Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you also experience: Feeling grandiose; more important, special, powerful? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_less_sleep Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you also experience: Needing less sleep; energetic after little or no sleep? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_no_conc Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you also experience: Attention distracted by unimportant things? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_risky_act Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you also experience: Doing risky things for pleasure; spending, sex, reckless driving, etc.? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_epi_sym_total Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Enter number of YES responses Total Boxes
digs_maj_dep_sym_days Integer Recommended How long were these symptoms present? Days Number of Days
digs_maj_dep_sym_weeks Integer Recommended How long were these symptoms present? Weeks Number of Weeks
digs_maj_dep_addit_epi_sym Integer Recommended Did you have at least one other episode when you were depressed for at least one week and had several of the symptoms you described? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_addit_epi_sym_y String 50 Recommended When was the most recent time that you had depression that was almost as severe as the time we just talked about? Date/Time
digs_dep_addit_epi_30_days Integer Recommended Is the selected episode also the current episode (in the past days)? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
digs_dep_add_epi_ons_date Date Recommended When did episode begin? MM/YY
digs_maj_dep_addit_epi_age Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Compute age when episode happened Age in Years
digs_dep_addit_epi_weeks Integer Recommended How long (did that period last/has it lasted)? Number of Weeks
digs_add_epi_sym_dep Integer Recommended Did you feel depression, sad, down or low? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_add_epi_sym_irrit Integer Recommended Did you feel irritable? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_add_epi_sym_anx Integer Recommended Did you feel anxious? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_sym_app Integer Recommended Did you have a loss of appetite or did your appetite greatly increase? 0 :: 3; 9 0= No; 1= Yes, decreased; 2= Yes, increased; 3= Yes, mixture; 9= Unknown/No information
digs_dep_add_epi_weight Integer Recommended Did you lose/gain weight when you were not trying to? 0 :: 2;9 0= No; 1= Loss; 2= Gain; 9= Unknown
digs_add_epi_weight_bef_y Integer Recommended What was your weight before the loss/gain? Pounds
digs_add_epi_weight_aft Integer Recommended What was your weight after the loss/gain? Pounds
digs_dep_add_weight_weeks Integer Recommended Over what period of time did you lose/gain this amount of weight? Number of Weeks
digs_dep_add_epi_sym_sleep Integer Recommended Did you have trouble sleeping or were you sleeping more than usual? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_sleep_insom Integer Recommended Were you unable to fall asleep? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_epi_sleep_insom_1_hr Integer Recommended Was this for at least one hour? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_epi_sleep_mid_insom Integer Recommended Were you waking up in the middle of the night and having trouble going back to sleep? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_epi_sleep_ter_insom Integer Recommended Were you waking up too early in the morning? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_epi_sl_ter_som_1_hr Integer Recommended Was this at least one hour earlier than usual? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_sleep_more Integer Recommended Were you sleeping much more than usual? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_fidget Integer Recommended Were you so fidgety or restless that other people could have notices (eg., pacing or writing hands)? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_move_slowly Integer Recommended Were you moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_low_sex_drive Integer Recommended Were you much less able to enjoy sex and other pleasurable activities? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_add_epi_not_activ Integer Recommended Did you lose interest in nearly all of your usual activities? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_tired_more Integer Recommended Were you feeling a loss of energy or more tired than usual? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_add_epi_guilt Integer Recommended Were you feeling guilty or that you were a bad person? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_add_epi_failure Integer Recommended Were you feeling that you were a failure or worthless? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_add_epi_no_conc Integer Recommended Were you having difficulty thinking, concentrating, or making decisions? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_add_epi_suic_idea Integer Recommended Were you frequently thinking about death, or wishing you were dead, or thinking about taking your life? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_add_epi_self_harm Integer Recommended Did you actually try to harm yourself? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_sym_total Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Enter number of boxes with at least one YES response in questions Total Boxes
digs_add_epi_sym_2_week Integer Recommended During this episode was there a two-week period when these symptoms were present nearly every day (at least four symptoms plus depressed mood)? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_worse_time Integer Recommended Did you tend to feel worse in the morning or in the evening or was there no difference? 0 :: 2 0= A.M.; 1= P.M.; 2= No difference
digs_maj_dep_add_epi_del Integer Recommended During this episode, did you have beliefs or ideas that you later found out were not true? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_add_epi_del_y String 1,000 Recommended INTERVIEWER: If delusions are suspected, probe further to determine the content and whether the beliefs were held with certainty. Code on the basis of this information and describe below:
digs_dep_add_epi_del_conv Integer Recommended Were you convinced of these beliefs at the time? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_del_bef_aft Integer Recommended Did these beliefs occur either just before this depression or after it cleared? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_bef_del_days Integer Recommended How long were they present before the depression began? Number of Days
digs_add_epi_aft_del_days Integer Recommended How long did they last after your mood returned to normal? Number of Days
digs_add_epi_del_14_days Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Does this total more than 14 days? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_add_epi_hal Integer Recommended Did you see or hear things that other people could not see or hear? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_add_epi_hal_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes to hearing voices: Specify:
digs_dep_add_epi_hal_drugs Integer Recommended Were you using any street drugs at the times that you experienced these? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_hal_drugs_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes to using street drugs: What were they?
digs_add_epi_voice_in_head Integer Recommended If voices: Did these voices usually seem to originate: from within your head? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_ad_epi_voice_out_head Integer Recommended If voices: Did these voices usually seem to originate: from outside your head? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_voice_pl_out_head Integer Recommended If voices: Did these voices usually seem to originate: from some particular place outside your head? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_voice_diff_own_th Integer Recommended If voices: Did these voices usually seem to originate: Were these voices definitely different from your own thoughts? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_voice_bef_aft Integer Recommended Did these (refer to experiences) occur either just before this depression or after it cleared? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_voices_bef_days Integer Recommended How long were they present before the depression began? Number of Days
digs_dep_voices_aft_days Integer Recommended How long did they last after your mood returned to normal? Number of Days
digs_dep_voices_14_days Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Does this total more than 14 days? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_psy_sym_incon_dep Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Did psychotic symptoms have content that was inconsistent with depressive themes such as poverty, guilt, illness, personal inadequacy or catastrophe? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_preoc_psych_sym Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Was the subject preoccupied with psychotic symptoms to the exclusion of other symptoms or concerns? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_add_epi_help Integer Recommended Did you seek or receive help from a doctor or other professional for this period of depression? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_add_epi_med Integer Recommended Were you prescribed medication for depression or was there a change in your dosage? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_add_epi_med_note String 1,000 Recommended If yes prescribed medication for depression: Specify:
digs_dep_add_epi_hosp Integer Recommended During this episode were you admitted to the hospital for depression (including day hospital)? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_add_epi_inpt_days Integer Recommended If yes to admitted to the hospital for depression: For how long (inpatient)? Number of Days
digs_dep_add_epi_hosp_days Integer Recommended If yes to admitted to the hospital for depression: For how long (day hospital) ? Number of Days
digs_maj_dep_add_epi_ect Integer Recommended Did you receive ECT (shock treatments)? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_maj_resp_social Integer Recommended Was your major responsibility during this episode job, home, school, or something else? 1 :: 4 1= Job; 2= Home; 3= School; 4= Other
digs_dep_maj_resp_soc_oth String 1,000 Recommended If other responsibilities: Specify:
digs_add_epi_resp_soc_aff Integer Recommended Was your functioning in this role affected? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_resp_soc_af_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify how your role was affected:
digs_add_epi_neg_eff_life Integer Recommended Did something happen as a result of this (such as marital separation, absence from work or school, loss of a job, or lower grades)? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_neg_ef_life_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify results episode:
digs_add_epi_funct_ch_soc Integer Recommended Did someone notice a change in your functioning? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_impair_code Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: If impaired or incapacitated: Specify: 0 :: 2;9 0= No change; 1= Impairment; 2= Incapacitation; 9= Unknown
digs_add_epi_funct_oth_aff Integer Recommended Was your functioning in any other area of your life affected? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_func_oth_af_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes functioning in other areas affecting life: Specify:
digs_dep_add_epi_distress Integer Recommended Is there any other evidence of clinically significant distress? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_add_epi_dist_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes to evidence of clinically significant distress: Specify:
digs_maj_dep_add_epi_preg Integer Recommended Did this episode occur during pregnancy or just after childbirth? 0 :: 2;9 0= No; 1= Yes, pregnancy; 2= Yes, after childbirth; 9= Unknown
digs_add_epi_birth_date Date Recommended What was the date of childbirth? MM/YY
digs_dep_add_epi_aft_ill Integer Recommended Did this episode occur during or shortly after a serious physical illness? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_aft_ill_note String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify physical illness:
digs_add_epi_aft_pres_med Integer Recommended Did this episode begin shortly after you started taking any prescribed medication? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_aft_med_type String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify prescribed medication:
digs_add_epi_street_drug Integer Recommended Did this episode begin while you were using street drugs? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_street_drug_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify street drugs:
digs_dep_add_epi_inc_alc Integer Recommended Did this episode follow increased use of alcohol? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_add_epi_inc_alc_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify alcohol use:
digs_dep_add_epi_dec_alc Integer Recommended Did this episode follow decreased use of alcohol? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_add_epi_dec_alc_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify alcohol use:
digs_maj_dep_add_epi_death Integer Recommended Did this episode follow the death of someone close to you? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_death_relat String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Specify relationship:
digs_add_epi_death_date Date Recommended Date of death MM/YY
digs_dep_add_epi_mood_ch Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you have a week or more during which your mood frequently changed between sadness and irritability or even elation? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_overactiv Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you also experience: Overactivity; Running around, many projects, or physically agitated? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_pres_speech Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you also experience: More talkative than usual, speech pressured? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_racing_th Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you also experience: Thoughts racing, jumping from topic to topic? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_grandiose Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you also experience: Feeling grandiose; more important, special, powerful? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_epi_less_sleep Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you also experience: Needing less sleep; energetic after little or no sleep? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_no_conc Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you also experience: Attention distracted by unimportant things? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_add_epi_risky_beh Integer Recommended During this episode of depression did you also experience: Doing risky things for pleasure; spending, sex, reckless driving, etc.? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_epi_mania_sym_total Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Enter number of YES responses Total Boxes
digs_add_epi_mania_days Integer Recommended How long were these symptoms present? Days
digs_add_epi_mania_weeks Integer Recommended How long were these symptoms present? Weeks
digs_maj_dep_clean_epi Integer Recommended Has there been at least one "clean" episode? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_dep_clean_epi_total Integer Recommended How many clean episodes like this have you had? Clean Episodes
digs_maj_dep_clean_ons_age Integer Recommended How old were you the first time you had a clean episode of depression like this? Age in Years
digs_maj_dep_clean_rec_age Integer Recommended How old were you the last time you had a clean episode of depression like this? Age in Years
digs_dep_unclean_epi_total Integer Recommended How many no clean episodes like this have you had? Unclean Episodes
digs_unclean_epi_ons_age Integer Recommended How old were you the first time you had a no clean episode like this? Age in Years
digs_unclean_epi_rec_age Integer Recommended How old were you the last time you had a no clean episode like this? Age in Years
digs_dep_longest_epi_weeks Integer Recommended What was the duration of your longest episode of depression in weeks? Number of Weeks
digs_maj_dep_hosp_total Integer Recommended How many times were you hospitalized for an episode of depression? (inpatient) Hospitalized
digs_dep_hosp_day_total Integer Recommended How many times were you hospitalized for an episode of depression? (day hospital) Hospitalized
digs_maj_dep_ect_total Integer Recommended How many courses of ECT have you had for depression? Number of courses
digs_maj_dep_meds_high Integer Recommended Did you ever feel high or were you overactive following medical treatment for depression? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_maj_dep_meds_high_y String 1,000 Recommended If yes: Describe how high or were you overactive you were:
digs_maj_dep_seasonal Integer Recommended Do your depressions tend to begin in any particular season? 0 :: 4;9 0= No pattern; 1= Winter; 2= Spring; 3= Summer; 4= Fall; 9= Unknown
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