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Table 2 Construct validity findings

From: Testing the McSad depression specific classification system in patients with somatic conditions: validity and performance

     Diabetes     Cancer   Cancer-paper
McSad domains CES-D PHQ-9 RSE EPQ-e CES-D PHQ-9 RSE EPQ-e CES-D
Emotion .70** .73** -.43** .24** .64** .52** -.21** .23** .44**
Self-appraisal .68** .73** -.48** .26** .61** .52** -.25** .30** .45**
Cognition .67** .72** -.45** .21** .52** .63** -.25** .20** .43**
Physiology .50** .65** -.32** .16 .41** .62** -.10 .23** .50**
Behavior .68** .76** -.44** .22** .64** .61** -.29** .22** .52**
Role function .68** .74** -.41** .31** .61** .57** -.28** .18* .47**
Mean .65 .72 -.42 .23 .57 .58 -.23 .23 .47
  1. Correlations (Spearman’s Rho) of McSad domains with depression (CES-D, PHQ-9), self-esteem (RSE) and extraversion (EPQ-e) scales.
  2. * p < .05/** p < .01.