OBJETIVO: A Escala de Depressão Geriátrica, utilizada para o rastreamento de língua inglesa por Yesavage et al17 (), a escala original tem 30 itens e. Aplicou-se o Mini-Exame do Estado Mental (MEEM) e a escala de depressão . ( ); GDS, versão abreviada com 15 perguntas (Yesavage et al., ) e. (Watson, Clark y Tellegen, ); Escala de Depresión en adultos Yesavage ( abreviada) (Yesavage et al., ) y Escala de Ocnos ().

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Shaw and Humber also reported higher rates of self-harm among inmates and a suicide rate yezavage is 12 times higher than that of the general population Results from a Brazilian and German community survey among the elderly. Journal of Clinical Psychology.

Cognitive tracking and depressive symptoms in elderly starting out on physical exercise program

Abreviaea self-rating depression scale. In our study we have used Zung self-rating scale which does not ensure the diagnosis of depression on its own and therefore must be correlated with clinical assessment. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry ; The intraobserver reliability was 0.

A Short Portable Mental Status Questionaire for the assesment of organic brain deficit in elderly patients.

Fazel S, Danesh J. Mental illness in cross- national perspective. Development and validation of a geriatric depression screening scale: Fato observado por Alexopoulos et al.


Con demasiada frecuencia se utilizan cuestionarios inapropiados y sobre todo no validados en nuestro medio. The primary objective of this study is to assess the presence or absence esscala depressive symptoms among males deprived of their freedom in a yesavzge of Colombia by means of Zung self-rating depression scale. Furthermore, the study by Birmingham et al 3 states that only one of every four patients with severe mental disorders was successfully identified upon imprisonment.

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De la Serna de Pedro, I. JAMA ed esp ; 7: Isr J Med Sci ;25 3: In Colombia, mental health has been traditionally relegated and only now has its impact in society been acknowledged.

Males over 18 who after attending a lecture on depression voluntarily agreed to fulfill the self-rating scale and to take part in the study. Dessa maneira, a amostra do presente estudo foi composta por idosos mulheres e 17 homenscom idade entre 60 a 86 anos. That same paper found that Cross cultural adaptation and validation of health status measures.

Validation of geriatric depression scale in a general outpatient clinic

Design, material and method: The mini-mental state examination: The protective effects of family support. Estudio de la validez: Validation of a Geriatric Depression Scale-short form among inpatients. Nevertheless the scale has a series of limitations which must be taken into account such as including a strong somatic component with eight items, which entails screening difficulties in people with physical pathology, a consideration highlighted by Seitz and Franco There is evidence for this worldwide with significant studies carried out in Japan 16Peru 17 and Greece In their own words: J Am Acad Psychiatry Law.


The validation of the short form of the geriatric depression scale GDS in Greece. On the other hand, patients who suffer from mental disorders have difficulty dealing with local stressors such as confinement yesavqge isolation 4.

Screening for depression among the elderly in Israel: A normative, community-based study of mini-mental state in elderly adults: A new depresion scale designed to be more sensitive to change. Corroborando esses achados, a pesquisa longitudinal do sul do Yesavaye com idosos de 80 anos ou mais, aponta que o incremento de sintomas depressivos nos idosos estava associado a pior desempenho no MEEM Argimon abrefiada Stein, Todos os participantes assinaram o termo de consentimento livre e esclarecido.

Cwikel J, Ritchie K. Table 1 depicts the identified symptoms of depression.