Somatic symptoms of depression in elderly patients with medical comorbidities Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Depressive Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders

abstract

  • In older patients with medical disorders and multiple somatic complaints, clinicians should consider the possibility of depression. Rating scales emphasizing somatic symptoms associated with depression may provide a more accurate measure of depression severity than those excluding such symptoms.

publication date

  • October 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/gps.1389

PubMed ID

  • 16163749

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 973

end page

  • 82

volume

  • 20

number

  • 10