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OBJECTIVES: Depressive symptoms are common among elderly primary care patients, and because they encounter considerable barriers in seeking help and they often resist referral to specialized mental health facilities, it is important to look for easil...
BACKGROUND: Previous estimates of depression recognition in primary care are low and inconsistent. This may be due to registration artifacts and limited extraction efforts. This study investigated a) whether GPs' medical records demonstrate an accura...
BACKGROUND: Old people (75+) are underrepresented in studies on the prevalence of and risk factors for depression while the number of elderly people suffering from this mood disorder may be considerably higher than previously assumed. The role-if any...
OBJECTIVE: Living with a demented person has been associated with high levels of clinical depression and anxiety. However, there are no prospective studies that allow good estimates of the incidence of depression and anxiety. In this study, the autho...
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the prevalence of depression in older patients consulting their general practitioner. AIM: To estimate the prevalence of major and minor depression in older GP attendees. DESIGN: Cross sectional two-stage screening d...
CONTEXT: Given the public health significance of late-life depression and anxiety, and the limited capacity of treatment, there is an urgent need to develop effective strategies to prevent these disorders.OBJECTIVE: To determine the effectiveness of ...