Rating scales for depression in the elderly: external and internal validity
The Journal of clinical psychiatry, Volume 68, Issue 3, 2007, Pages 384-389.
The aim of the study was to assess the external and internal validity of the 6- and 17-item versions of the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HAM-D(6) and HAM-D(17)), the Bech-Rafaelsen Melancholia Scale, the 15- and 30-item versions of the Geriatric Depression Scale, and the Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia in a population of...More
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