The effects of group reminiscence therapy on depression, self-esteem, and affect balance of Chinese community-dwelling elderly.

@article{Zhou2012TheEO,
  title={The effects of group reminiscence therapy on depression, self-esteem, and affect balance of Chinese community-dwelling elderly.},
  author={Wenjuan Zhou and Guoping He and Jing Gao and Qun Yuan and Hui Feng and Clarence K. Zhang},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={e440-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To study the effects of group reminiscence therapy on depressive symptoms, self-esteem, and affect balance among community dwelling elderly. METHODS Eight communities were randomly selected from 372 eligible communities in Changsha city. They were randomly divided into four experimental groups and four control group. Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) was used to screen entire 478 older adults living in these 8 communities. One hundred and sixty five of them had a GDS score between… CONTINUE READING