Purpose of the measure
The Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) is a self-rating screening tool developed to detect depression in elderly individuals (Yesavage et al., 1983).
Author*: Katie Marvin, MSc. PT (Candidate)
Editors: Annabel McDermott, OT; Nicol Korner-Bitensky, PhD OT
Evidence reviewed as of before 12-01-2012
tests or interventions presented in StrokEngine-assessment.