Depressive symptoms among older residents at nursing homes in Taiwan.

@article{Lin2007DepressiveSA,
  title={Depressive symptoms among older residents at nursing homes in Taiwan.},
  author={Pao-Chen Lin and Hsiu-Hung Wang and Hui-Tzu Huang},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 9},
  pages={1719-25}
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To examine the depressive symptoms of older residents at nursing homes and the relationship between their depressive symptoms and certain selected variables. BACKGROUND Depression has become a major healthcare concern among the older people, but nursing home-based studies on risk factors of depression have still hardly been well performed in Taiwan. DESIGN A cross-sectional design was developed and implemented. METHODS A research sample of 138 older residents was… CONTINUE READING