Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

GDS-4

Geriatric Depression Scale - 4 questions

Purpose : The 4 item Geriatric Depression Scale is suitable as a screening test for depressive symptoms in the elderly


Admin time :  3 min

 
User Friendly :  High


Administered by : Health care provider or self administered

 

Content : 4 questions pertaining to depression

 

Author :  Sheikh JI, 1986

GDS-4

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This Tool is used in Depression

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Depression is one of 4 sub-domains of the  

Psychological Assessment

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The Psychological Assessment is one of 8 domains of the

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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