Development and validation of a geriatric depression screening scale: a preliminary report.

@article{Yesavage1982DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of a geriatric depression screening scale: a preliminary report.},
  author={Jerome A. Yesavage and Terry Brink and Terrence L. Rose and Owen Lum and Vivian Huang and Michael Adey and Von O. Leirer},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={1982},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          37-49
        }
}

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