DOI: 10.5935/2595-0118.20190044
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Abstract: BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:Aging adds to the prevalence of chronic diseases and functional impairment. Depressive symptoms and chronic low back pain affect an increasing number of elderly people and become important research topics. This study aimed to identify the relationship between chronic low back pain intensity, its generated disability, and the presence of depressive symptoms in independent elderly people for basic daily activities. METHODS:The study is descriptive, quantitative, and cross-sectional. A s…

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