Geriatric depression scale (assessment scale)

Known as: geriatric depression score, GDS01, geriatric depression scale 
A standardized rating scale developed by Yesavage et al in 1983, which is a self-report assessment used to identify depression in older adults. The… (More)
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2008
2008
OBJECTIVE This research examined the psychometric properties of previously published short forms of the Geriatric Depression… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVES To test the effectiveness of a five-item version of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) for the screening of… (More)
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2000
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2000
OBJECTIVES To develop a valid and reliable instrument for rating quality of life in persons with late-stage Alzheimer's disease… (More)
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1999
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1999
OBJECTIVE To develop and test the effectiveness of a 5-item version of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) in screening for… (More)
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1999
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1999
The Geriatric Depression Scale-15 (GDS-15) is a short, 15-item instrument specifically designed to assess depression in geriatric… (More)
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1997
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1997
BACKGROUND Depression is not uncommon among acutely ill geriatric inpatients. METHOD The performances of shorter versions of… (More)
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1992
1992
OBJECTIVE To prospectively evaluate the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) in cognitively intact and impaired patients undergoing… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
The Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) exists in both short and long forms. The original 30-item form of the GDS has been shown to… (More)
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1991
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1991
The Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) is commonly used to measure depression in the elderly. However, there have been no reports… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
A new Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) designed specifically for rating depression in the elderly was tested for reliability and… (More)
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