The impact of self-rated health on medical care utilization for older people with depressive symptoms
International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 06/20/2012
Pu C et al. – It was found that self–rated health is an important factor in the depressive symptoms–outpatient utilization relationship. To reduce medical costs for older people with depressive symptoms, it is essential that the self–rated health for this group is improved.