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From: A proof of principle for using adaptive testing in routine Outcome Monitoring: the efficiency of the Mood and Anxiety Symptoms Questionnaire -Anhedonic Depression CAT

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The upper panel shows the relationship between the latent depression ( θ ) estimate and the number of administered items for stopping rule 'SE( θ ) < 0.3' (blue dots represent respondents). The black curve represents test information as a function of θ. The lower panel shows the kernel density estimates of the distribution of θ in the group with (dark blue line) and without (light blue line) a depression diagnosis according to the MINI.

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