Demographic, clinical, and functional factors associated with antidepressant use in the home healthcare elderly Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Antidepressive Agents
  • Depression
  • Home Care Services

abstract

  • Among home healthcare patients, more than one-third took ADs including patients without depression. Blacks used fewer ADs than whites. Increased use was associated with younger age, disability, and nonpsychotropics.

publication date

  • December 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3683659

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/JGP.0b013e318235b743

PubMed ID

  • 21989320

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1042

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 19

number

  • 12