The SHORT-CARE: an efficient instrument for the assessment of depression, dementia and disability.

@article{Gurland1984TheSA,
  title={The SHORT-CARE: an efficient instrument for the assessment of depression, dementia and disability.},
  author={Barry J. Gurland and R R Golden and Jeanne A. Teresi and J Challop},
  journal={Journal of gerontology},
  year={1984},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={166-9}
}
The Comprehensive Assessment and Referral Evaluation (CARE) covers a wide range of psychiatric, medical, and social problems. It has been, for certain purposes, reduced to a relatively brief instrument, the SHORT-CARE, that measures three major content areas: depression, dementia, and disability. The SHORT-CARE includes additional items for arriving at operational diagnoses that have public health relevance (pervasive depression, pervasive dementia, and personal time dependency). The… CONTINUE READING

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