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26/05/2008

Tool Information

Settings: Residence for Older People
MHP Steps: Implementation
Country of Origin: United States
Languages: English

Available Formats: Paper Based | Soft Copy
Free: Yes
Restrictions on Use: No
Tool Focus: Individual
Tool Type: Screening Tool/Questionnaire
Download(s): depression_geriatric-longpdf - 54 KB

Tool Description

This is a screener questionnaire to classify older people on an geriatric depression scale (normal - mild - severe depression). This version is the long form and includes 30 short questions.

Tool Characteristics

Application in the Field: Applied internationally
Tool mainly used in: United States
Stage of Development: Well established
Evaluation and Research: Studies/Technical Data available
Beneficiary Involvement in Design: Descriptor not applicable

Contact Details

Contact Name: Brink, T.L., Yesavage, J.A
Organisation Name: Positive Aging Resource Center
Country: United States
Email: sue_levkoff@hms.harvard.edu
Telephone: 617-525-6122

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