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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Two-year follow-up study od elderly residents in S.

Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry ; Med Care ; Services on Demand Journal. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. A handbook of test construction. Development and validation of a geriatric depression screening scale: Todos os participantes assinaram o termo de consentimento livre e esclarecido.

Validation of geriatric depression scale in a general outpatient clinic

An under curve area of 0. Aten Primaria ; Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders. Shaw J, Humber N. A new depresion scale designed to be more sensitive to change.

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It is a symptom quantification test and it only allows for the identification of depression symptoms. Department of Public Health. Two-year follow-up study of elderly residents in S. The validation of the short form of the geriatric depression scale GDS in Greece.


Screening for depression in elderly primary care patients: In a second phase, the doctor or the nurse applied the questionnaire to every patient individually. Changes in depression and physical decline in older adults: A idade considerada foi aquela apresentada na carteira de identidade, embora alguns idosos referiram ter nascido em sbreviada diferente da impressa no documento. Last, we must consider that the present study has a series of limitations.

Instituto de Medicina Social. Basic principles of ROC analysis. J Am Geriatr Soc. A Short Portable Mental Status Questionaire for the assesment of organic brain deficit in elderly patients. The information was collected through the Zung self-rating depression scale SDSsubsequently there were established the positive results for depression screening according to the final score of the scale.

All in all it is necessary to underline the relevance of depression as a risk factor for suicide. The results of this study give rise to clinical evaluation, by specialized staff in the area of psychiatry and his intervention, given the characteristics of self-reported depression for this population.

Isr J Med Sci ; 25 3: Washington DC ; Zung created it to assess the degree of depression among patients already diagnosed of depression as to identify the severity of the disorder.

Cwikel J, Ritchie K. The final result of this exploration was considered the gold standard for the diagnosis of depression, being the reference for the calculation of the sensibility, specificity and reasons of maximum verisimilitude for a positive and negative results of the test. It is recommended to use a cut point of 5 or above to consider the existence of a depression.


That carried out by Uribe Rodriguez et al 10 included a inmate sample averagely aged 33 which underwent the State-Trait Depression Inventory STDI and found that the reports of depression manifestations revealed that Miller HA, Young G. Elderly, depression, cognition disorders, exercise. There were significant prevalence rates of both depression and cognitive disorders among elderly people beginning a physical exercise escqla.

Tratado de geriatria e gerontologia. Epidemiologic survey of dementia in a community-dwelling Brazilian population. J Clin Epidemiol ; The mini-mental state examination: Screening tests for geriatric depression.

Development and testing of a fiveitem version of the Geriatric Depression Scale. Recent evidence and development of a shorter version.

Dessa maneira, a amostra do presente estudo foi composta escxla idosos mulheres e 17 homenscom idade entre 60 a 86 anos. Department of Mental Health 5. Validation of a Geriatric Depression Scale-short form among inpatients.