The geriatric depression scale should be shortened: results of Rasch analysis
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AbstractBackground The purpose of this study was to examine the unidimensionality, item fit, redundancy and differential item functioning (DIF) of the 15-item version of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) in a community sample of 300 Hong Kong Chinese patients with pneumoconiosis.
All Author(s) ListTang WK, Wong E, Chiu HFK, Lum CM, Ungvari GS
Journal nameInternational Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Year2005
Month8
Day1
Volume Number20
Issue Number8
PublisherJOHN WILEY & SONS LTD
Pages783 - 789
ISSN0885-6230
eISSN1099-1166
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Keywordsdepression; geriatric depression scale; pneumoconiosis; Rasch analysis
Web of Science Subject CategoriesGeriatrics & Gerontology; GERIATRICS & GERONTOLOGY; Gerontology; GERONTOLOGY; Psychiatry; PSYCHIATRY, SCI; PSYCHIATRY, SSCI

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