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Producer: Terra Nova FIlms for the American Journal of Nursing
Release Date: 2009
Item Code: AJ/GDS
Format: DVD
Running Time: 28 minutes

Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) Short Form

This training DVD demonstrates the importance of improving quality of life by assessing and treating depression in older adults.  It provides potential ways to treat the depression, as well as, how to recognize the range of symptoms, and properly interpret the assessment (when when dealing with severly withdrawn or hesitant persons).  The DVD also discusses how multidisciplinary staff can communicate and adapt these findings toward an effective plan of care. (Part of a 28-DVD training series).

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