Cross Cultural Validation of the Geriatric Depression Scale

The Geriatric Depression Scale is a screening instrument which is widely used for screening for depressive symptomatology.  This study is examining the cultural and linguistic relevance of the  Geriatric Depression Scale for screening for depression in older Chinese and Hispanic populations.  The  Principal Investigators are Dr. Denise Burnette and Dr. Ada Mui.  While funding is being sought this study is supported by the Center's Research Development Program.