Measuring carers' knowledge of depression in aged care settings: The Knowledge of Late Life Depression Scale - Revised

Gery Karantzas, Tanya Ellen Davison, Marita P McCabe, David John Mellor, Paul Beaton

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Abstract

Aged care staff is increasingly relied upon to assist with the recognition and treatment of depression in older care recipients. However, there exist few reliable and comprehensive measures that assess aged care staffs knowledge about late life depression. The Knowledge of Late-Life Depression Scale is one such scale. In this study we modified this measure in an attempt to improve its psychometric properties so that it can be used with confidence in research and practise
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)417 - 424
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Affective Disorders
Volume138
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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