ERIC Number: EJ396269
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Geriatric Depression: Physicians' Knowledge, Perceptions, and Diagnostic Practices.
Rapp, Stephen R.; Davis, Kenneth M.
Gerontologist, v29 n2 p252-57 Apr 1989
Evaluated medical residents and discovered that although they considered detection and treatment of comorbid depression to be important, they knew few of the diagnostic criteria and etiological factors, rarely screened patients for depression and viewed current treatments as only marginally efficacious. Discusses implications for graduate training. (Author/BHK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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