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Mild to moderate depression in the elderly in primary care - detection, patient centeredness and course


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Title: Mild to moderate depression in the elderly in primary care - detection, patient centeredness and course
Authors: Magnil, Maria
E-mail: maria.magnil@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 2-Nov-2012
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Magnil M, Gunnarsson R, Björkstedt K, Björkelund C.Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry. 2008;10(6):462-8.
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II. Magnil M, Gunnarsson R, Björkelund C.Scand J Prim Health Care. 2011 Mar;29(1):51-6.
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III. Magnil M, Janmarker L, Gunnarsson R, Björkelund C. Course, risk and prognostic factors for elderly primary care patients with mild depression during a 2-year follow-up period; an observational study. Manuscript submitted and accepted.

IV. Magnil M, Gunnarsson R, Björkelund C. Indications for lower MADRS-S cut-off values in elderly primary care patients with mild to moderate depression. Manuscript submitted
Date of Defence: 2012-11-15
Disputation: Torsdagen den 15 november, kl 13.00, Hörsal 2119, Hus 2, Hälsovetarbacken, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: depressive symptoms
mild to moderate depression
patient-centered consultation
screening
elderly
primary care
course
longitudinal
risk factors
prognostic factors
Abstract: Aims; To study the prevalence of and describe factors associated with depressive symptoms and to observe the course in a cohort of elderly primary care patients with mild to moderate depression. To compare a structured patient-centered consultation model with a validated instrument when screening for depressive symptoms and to investigate if recommended cut-off values for a self-rated instrument should be adjusted for this population. Method; Cross-sectional data were collected for all paper... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8571-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/29723
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from Sahlgrenska Academy
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Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för medicin

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