Boundary curves of individual items in the distribution of total depressive symptom scores approximate an exponential pattern in a general population
Furukawa, Toshiaki A.
- Publisher: PeerJ Inc.
(issn: 2167-8359, eissn: 2167-8359)
Ordinal scale | CES-D | Medicine | Likert scale | Depressive symptoms | Logistic distribution | Level of measurement | Exponential distribution | R | Psychiatry and Psychology | Depression | Mathematical Biology | Latent trait | Boundary curve | Statistics
[Background]Previously, we proposed a model for ordinal scale scoring in which individual thresholds for each item constitute a distribution by each item. This lead us to hypothesize that the boundary curves of each depressive symptom score in the distribution of total ...