Prevalence Rates of Major Depressive Disorders: The Effects of Varying the Diagnostic Criteria in an Older Primary Care Population

Journal Name: 
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry
Authors: 
Hendrie,H.C.
Callahan,C.M.
Levitt,E.E.
Hui,S.L.
Musick,B.
Austrom,M.G.
Nurnberger,J.I.J.
Tierney,W.M.
Abstract: 
Patients age 60 years and older (N = 3,767) were screened for depression using the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D). A random sample of patients scoring
1995
Volume: 
3
Keywords: 
60, criteria, Depression, depressive, Depressive Disorder, Diagnosis, diagnostic, disorders, effects, older, patient, Patients, population, Prevalence, primary care, Psychiatry, Sickness Impact Profile, varying