GERIATRIC DEPRESSION SCALE (GDS)

assessment designed to use with people over 65 years of age and is a self-administered test of 30 questions. Devised by T L Brink, Jerome Tesavage and their colleagues in 1982.

GERIATRIC DEPRESSION SCALE (GDS): "The geriatric depression scale is an assessment of depression."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GERIATRIC DEPRESSION SCALE (GDS)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/geriatric-depression-scale-gds/ (accessed November 28, 2020).
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