A psychometric evaluation of the Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia in a frail, nursing home population.

@article{Kurlowicz2002APE,
  title={A psychometric evaluation of the Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia in a frail, nursing home population.},
  author={Lenore H Kurlowicz and Lois K. Evans and Neville E. Strumpf and Greg Maislin},
  journal={The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={600-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The authors conducted a psychometric evaluation of the Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia (CSDD) through factor analysis and assessment of criterion validity in an older, frail nursing home population, with a secondary analysis of pre-intervention data from a longitudinal clinical trial aimed at reducing restraints in nursing homes. METHODS The sample for the present study was 642 nursing home residents (mean [SD] age 84.3 [7.6] years; range: 61-105; 82% women) with completed… CONTINUE READING

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