Validation of the Arabic version of the short Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-15) Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arabs
  • Depressive Disorder, Major
  • Language
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Translations

abstract

  • The Arabic GDS is a useful measure to assess depression among community-dwelling older adults and primary care patients who do not have dementia. Because of the use of formal Arabic, GDS-15 can be widely used with all Arabic-speaking people.

publication date

  • June 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/S1041610208006741

PubMed ID

  • 18289453

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 571

end page

  • 81

volume

  • 20

number

  • 3