Mental Health and Pain in Older Adults: Findings from Urban HEART-2

@article{Rashedi2017MentalHA,
  title={Mental Health and Pain in Older Adults: Findings from Urban HEART-2},
  author={Vahid Rashedi and Mohsen Asadi-lari and Mahshid Foroughan and Ahmad Delbari and Reza Fadayevatan},
  journal={Community Mental Health Journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={53},
  pages={719-724}
}
Pain is an important component of disability problems, and plays a key role in mental health of older adults. This study aims to investigate the relationship between mental health and pain in older adults of Tehran, Iran. This was a cross-sectional study using data on 5326 older adults aged ≥60 years old from a large population-based survey (Urban HEART-2). A multistage cluster random sampling method was used to select the participants in Tehran, Iran, in 2011. General Health Questionnaire (GHQ… CONTINUE READING
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