Recognition of depression among elderly recipients of home care services Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Community Health Nursing
  • Depressive Disorder, Major
  • Home Care Services

abstract

  • Home health nurses have difficulty making accurate assessments of depression among older home care patients. Inaccuracy in assessment of depression by home health nurses is a significant barrier to treatment in this elderly homebound population.

publication date

  • February 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1176/appi.ps.54.2.208

PubMed ID

  • 12556602

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 208

end page

  • 13

volume

  • 54

number

  • 2