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Standardised vocabulary depression


(Shane O'Connor) #1

Hi all,

I’m planning to leverage OHDSI to perform an analysis of the treatment-resistant depression (TRD) population in the US. Being new to the OHDSI community, I still have some basic questions about the vocabularies surrounding depression. Does the OMOP CDM standardize the results from patient-reported questionnaires such as MADRS and PHQ-6? Is it possible to compare clinical outcomes of patients whose EMRs are located in disparate databases that use different questionnaires?


(Maxim Moinat) #2

Hi Shane,

Welcome to the OHDSI community!

Some resources to get you started:

Does this help? Please do not hesitate to contact me or pose your questions here.


(Shane O'Connor) #3

Hi Maxim,

Thanks for your input. Yes, the reading material was helpful.


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