Burden and correlates of geriatric depression in the Uyghur elderly population, observation from Xinjiang, China.
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AbstractWith the gradual aging of the population, geriatric depression has become a major public health issue in China owing to its overall upward trend and associated negative socio-economic impact. Dearth of information regarding the burden and correlates of geriatric depression among Uyghur minority population in Xinjiang Autonomous Region, called for a comprehensive survey involving representative sample for designing efficient targeted intervention to control this disabling disease.
CitationBurden and correlates of geriatric depression in the Uyghur elderly population, observation from Xinjiang, China. 2014, 9 (12):e114139 PLoS ONE