Predicting changes in the health-related quality of life of Chinese depressed older people.

@article{Chan2009PredictingCI,
  title={Predicting changes in the health-related quality of life of Chinese depressed older people.},
  author={Sally Wai-Chi Chan and Helen Fung-kum Chiu and Wai Tong Chien and William Bernard Goggins and David R Thompson and Linda C. W. Lam and Benny F. W. Hong},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={
          41-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To identify predictors of change in Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) among community dwelling Chinese older people with depression. METHODS A community based prospective, longitudinal study was conducted in a regional psychiatric outpatient department. A convenience sample of 31 older people who were newly diagnosed with depression was recruited. Assessments were conducted at the first session of psychiatric consultation and again after 12 months. Measures included subjective… CONTINUE READING
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