Depression in an elderly population in Turkey.
The prevalence of depression was investigated in 2 groups of elderly people in Turkey living in a public old people's home and in their own home.
Depression was assessed according to the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression, not clinical diagnosis.
The prevalence of depression was 35% (33% for men, 37% for women) for the total population, 41% (40% for men, 42% for women) for those living in an institution and 29% (24% for men, 33% for women) for those living at home.
Mots-clés Pascal : Etat dépressif, Prévalence, Vieillard, Homme, Turquie, Asie, Depression Rating Scale Hamilton, Echelle evaluation, Psychométrie, Epidémiologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Depression, Prevalence, Elderly, Human, Turkey, Asia, Depression Rating Scale Hamilton, Evaluation scale, Psychometrics, Epidemiology
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Cote : 93-0129710
Code Inist : 002B18H01. Création : 199406.