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Table 1 Schedule of enrolment, interventions, and assessments of the PSY-CARE trial

From: Outpatient psychotherapy for home-living vulnerable older adults with depression: study protocol of the PSY-CARE trial

  1. a Three probationary sessions and up to 24 therapy sessions
  2. b Individual telephone counselling, which is offered two times per participant and per caregiver carried out by trained staff members as well as self-help literature for participants and their caregivers
  3. GDS Geriatric Depression Scale, WHOQOL-OLD single item of the World Health Organization Quality of Life in OLD age. Mini-DIPS German structured clinical interview for the diagnose of depressive symptoms. HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. BI Barthel-Index (Activities of daily living). IADL Instrumental Activities of Daily Living-Scale at. T1 Time point 1, baseline. T2 Time point 2, after the intervention