Screening performance of the 15-item geriatric depression scale in a diverse elderly home care population Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cognition Disorders
  • Depressive Disorder, Major
  • Interview, Psychological
  • Mass Screening
  • Psychiatric Status Rating Scales

abstract

  • Main findings suggest that the accuracy of the GDS-15 was not influenced by severity of clinical or functional factors, or sociodemographics. This has broad implications suggesting that the very old, ill, and diverse populations can be appropriately screened for depression using the GDS-15.

publication date

  • November 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2676444

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/JGP.0b013e318186bd67

PubMed ID

  • 18978252

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 914

end page

  • 21

volume

  • 16

number

  • 11