General distress, hopelessness-suicidal ideation and worrying in adolescence: concurrent and predictive validity of a symptom-level bifactor model for clinical diagnoses

J Brodbeck, I M Goodyer, R A Abbott, V J Dunn, M C St Clair, M Owens, P B Jones, T J Croudace

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Clinical disorders often share common symptoms and aetiological factors. Bifactor models acknowledge the role of an underlying general distress component and more specific sub-domains of psychopathology which specify the unique components of disorders over and above a general factor.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)299-305
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of affective disorders
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014

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