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A prevalence study of suicide ideation among older adults in Hong Kong SAR
The objective of this paper is to ascertain estimates of the prevalence, and associated risk factors for, suicidal ideation among community‐dwelling older adults in Hong Kong.
Incidence and predictors of falls in the chinese elderly.
INTRODUCTION This is the first prospective longitudinal study carried out in a Chinese elderly population with the objective of identifying the incidence and predictors of falls. MATERIALS ANDExpand
Use of physical restraints and antipsychotic medications in nursing homes: a cross‐national study
This study compares inter‐ and intra‐country differences in the prevalence of physical restraints and antipsychotic medications in nursing homes, and examines aggregated resident conditions andExpand
Prevalence of depression and its correlates in Hong Kong's Chinese older adults.
OBJECTIVE Because of the rapid aging of the population and inconsistent findings of previous epidemiological studies in Hong Kong, a prevalence study of depression among older adults was timely. TheExpand
The prevalence of depressive symptoms and predisposing factors in an elderly Chinese population
In a survey of elderly Chinese aged 70 years and over living in Hong Kong selected by stratified random sampling, the prevalence of depression was determined using the 15‐item Geriatric DepressionExpand
Social Support and Depression among Elderly Chinese People in Hong Kong
  • I. Chi, K. Chou
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of aging & human…
  • 1 April 2001
This study examines the association between social support and depressive symptomatology in a representative community sample of 1106 Chinese people in Hong Kong aged sixty years or older.Expand
Successful Aging among the Young-Old, Old-Old, and Oldest-Old Chinese
  • K. Chou, I. Chi
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of aging & human…
  • 1 January 2002
In this study, successful aging was defined by four dimensions including functional status, affective status, cognitive status, and productive involvement status. This study examined successful agingExpand
Prevalence of dementia in Chinese elderly in Hong Kong
This study examines the prevalence of dementia in elderly Chinese aged 70 years and older in Hong Kong using a two-phase design. In phase 1, 1,034 elderly were interviewed with the Cantonese versionExpand