Teh, Ewe Eow and Hasanah, Che Ismail (2004) Prevalence Of Major Depression Among Elderly Patients Hospitalized For Physical Illness At Husm And The Associated Psychosocial Factors. Documentation. Universiti Sains Malaysia.
Depression is prevalent among the elderly physically ill inpatients and has important clinical implications, but often under recognized and under treated. But, the prevalence in Malaysia was unknown. This study aimed to determine the prevalence rate of major depression among elderly patients hospitalized for physical illness, and to examine its association with psychosocial factors and quality of life.
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