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Review: screening instruments had sensitivities of 67–100% and specificities of 53–98% for detecting major depression in older primary care patients

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  • For correspondence: Dr L C Watson, Geriatric Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.

  • Sources of funding: Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

  • A modified version of this abstract appears in Evidence-Based Nursing.