Geriatric Depression Scale: a Tool to Assess Depression in Elderly

  • Pracheth R, Mayur Ss, Chowti Jv
  • Published 2012

Abstract

Background: Aging is a progressive stage beginning with conception and ending with death. Growth in the elderly population has led to an increase in age related diseases and mainly depression affecting quality of life. Depression in old age is an emerging public health problem leading to morbidity and disability worldwide. Aims & Objective: To assess the… (More)

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@inproceedings{R2012GeriatricDS, title={Geriatric Depression Scale: a Tool to Assess Depression in Elderly}, author={Pracheth R and Mayur Ss and Chowti Jv}, year={2012} }