Predictors of new onset depression in medically ill, disabled older adults at 1 year follow-up Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Cognition Disorders
  • Depression
  • Disabled Persons

abstract

  • These findings underscore the significant fluctuations in both depression and disability in high-risk older adults and suggest that both persistent and new onset disability increase the risk of depression. They may also help in designing preventive strategies to promote the ongoing good mental health of these high-risk patients over time.

publication date

  • September 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2836732

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/JGP.0b013e3181b0481a

PubMed ID

  • 19700952

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 802

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 17

number

  • 9