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The purpose of the this study was to evaluate the existing tools for assessing depression in nursing home patients referred to palliative care services. The patients referred to palliative care were assessed for depression by a geriatric fellow and a psychiatrist (gold standard). The questions asked by the fellow were derived from the existing validated(More)
This study examined the effects of list-making, and specific aspects of list-making such as intent (whether one expects to refer back to one's list at the time of recall) and organization, on memory performance in young and old adults. Young and old adults were randomly assigned to a list-making or a non-list-making condition. In both conditions, subjects(More)
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