Provisional diagnostic criteria for depression of Alzheimer's disease: Description and review Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Depression
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Self Efficacy
  • Social Support

abstract

  • This review centers on the development of diagnostic criteria for depression of Alzheimer's disease. It describes: risk-factors and neurobiological correlates, epidemiology, clinical characteristics and course, assessment, treatment, economics, a description of the criteria and future research directions. Overall, there is substantial evidence for depression of Alzheimer's disease. Further research is needed to better define core symptoms, clinical course and efficacy of treatments.

publication date

  • January 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1586/14737175.3.1.99

PubMed ID

  • 19810852

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 99

end page

  • 106

volume

  • 3

number

  • 1