Depressive symptoms, chronic medical conditions and functional status: a comparison of urban and rural elders in Taiwan.

@article{Chiu2005DepressiveSC,
  title={Depressive symptoms, chronic medical conditions and functional status: a comparison of urban and rural elders in Taiwan.},
  author={Herng-Chia Chiu and Chun-Min Chen and Chun-Jen Huang and Lih-Wen Mau},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 7},
  pages={635-44}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The associations of depression, chronic condition and functional disability have not been studied well in Taiwan. The present study hypothesized that strong relations between chronic medical conditions, functional status, and the manifestation of depression would be evident; the interrelationships of the interested measures would differ in urban and rural populations METHODS The study sample was recruited in a community survey in 2001 that included urban and rural… CONTINUE READING
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