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Decision Aid Summary

Title Depression: Options to Improve Mood in Older Adults ; Dépression: options pour améliorer l’humeur de la personne âgée
Audience Patients, their family and friend caregivers, and their healthcare providers
Options included Physical Activity Tailored to Older Adults.
Massage therapy.
Light therapy.
Watchful waiting.
Year of last update or review 2017
Format Web, paper, PDF, Printable Preconsult version also available in English only.
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Anik Giguere
Where was it developed? anik.giguere@fmed.ulaval.ca
Laval University, Quebec city
Health condition Depression
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English, French
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
8 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2019-06-26.