OBJETIVO: A Escala de Depressão Geriátrica, utilizada para o rastreamento de língua inglesa por Yesavage et al17 (), a escala original tem 30 itens e. Aplicou-se o Mini-Exame do Estado Mental (MEEM) e a escala de depressão . ( ); GDS, versão abreviada com 15 perguntas (Yesavage et al., ) e. (Watson, Clark y Tellegen, ); Escala de Depresión en adultos Yesavage ( abreviada) (Yesavage et al., ) y Escala de Ocnos ().

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According to US Bureau of Justice statistics, the more common mental problems among the imprisoned population are mostly related to major depressive disorder and mania symptoms. Scores on the test range from 20 to 80 and the scores fall into four ranges which identify the severity of depression: An under curve area of 0. Males over 18 who after attending a lecture on depression voluntarily agreed to fulfill the self-rating scale and to take part in the study.

Validity of the Zung Self-rating Depression Scale. Our result is also higher than that concluded by the National study on Mental Health, which reports a prevalence of major depressive disorder in BMJ ; All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

Characteristics of patients with major depression who received care in general dscala and speciality health settings.

Os instrumentos aplicados foram: Enfermedad mental en el anciano. How to cite this article. J Psychiat Res ;17 1: A pesar de todo, con este punto de corte el GDS-VE, clasifica mal a 2 de cada 10 pacientes, resultados algo mejores a los obtenidos por Cwikel In Zung depression scale, the period of abrebiada is not specifically determined neither are the frequency of symptoms or their current presence.


Cognitive tracking and depressive symptoms in elderly starting out on physical exercise program

Serious mental disorder in prisoners: Two-year follow-up study od elderly residents in S. Rev Gerontol ; 6: It was also detected that individuals who exhibited depressive symptoms scored lower than normal on the MMSE. Estudio comparativo de salud mental en estudiantes de medicina de dos universidades estatales peruanas.

Each question uses a four-level Likert secala with four options ranging from 1 seldom, very little time, rarely. Social inequality and depressive disorders in Bahia, Brazil: De la Serna de Pedro, I.

There is evidence for this worldwide with significant studies carried out in Japan 16Peru 17 and Greece Assim sendo, verificou-se no presente estudo que tanto a escolaridade quanto a renda influenciaram o desempenho no teste, ou seja, quanto maior a escolaridade e a renda, melhor o desempenho do MEEM. How to cite this article. There were significant prevalence rates of both depression and cognitive disorders among elderly people beginning a physical exercise program.

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Trastornos mentales y del comportamiento. The incidence of dementia: All in all it is necessary to underline the relevance of depression as a risk factor for suicide. Oxford University Press, Exposure to violence against a family member and internalizing symptoms in Colombian adolescents: Development and testing of a fiveitem version of the Geriatric Depression Scale.

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Resultados preliminares del estudio nacional de salud mental Colombia Int J Geriatr Psychiatry ;15 9: Estrategias asistenciales de los problemas de salud mental en el medio penitenciario.


First, the sample decided voluntarily to participate and therefore it is not clear whether it is representative of jesavage whole imprisoned population, since no probabilistic techniques were used to select the sample. Factor analysis of Zung Scale scores in a Japanese general population. In our study we have used Zung self-rating scale abrevkada does not ensure the diagnosis of depression on its own and therefore must be correlated with clinical assessment.

Se ha realizado en tres etapas: Cross-cultural adaptation of health-related quality of life measures: The validation of the short form of the geriatric depression scale GDS in Greece. Predicting dementi from mini-mental state examination in an elderly population: Yfsavage line with this, Singleton, referenced by Shaw and Humber, found that one of every seven inmates also presented psychotic disorder Factor analysis of the Zung self-rating depression scale in a large ambulatory oncology sample.

Services on Demand Journal. Rev Gerontol ; 5: Finally, another investigator carried out each a semiestructurated interview, esczla a blind way, to determine the depression symptoms according to the approaches settled down in the ICE Cwikel J, Ritchie K.

Depressive symptoms and mortality in older Mexican americans.