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What does SCID I stand for?

SCID I stands for Structured Clinical Interview for DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) III

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The Structured Clinical Interview for DSM Disorders identified 24 of these women, who completed a questionnaire about their preferences for receiving cognitive-behavioral therapy, with major depressive disorder or minor depression.
Adam Rosenblatt, Co-Principal Investigator of The Maryland Assisted Living Study, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, is piloting the QDS-HAPI(TM) on Pocket PCs in a study in which he uses a Structured Clinical Interview for DSM, or SCID, to monitor a large number (300) of participants or residents in 26 unrelated assisted living facilities in order to determine the change in rates of psychiatric problems residents may experience.
So they administered the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM Disorders, and if the women were diagnosed with clinical depression or had an EPDS score greater than 20, they were referred back to the public health department.