Antidepressant use and cognitive functioning in older medical patients with major or minor depression: a prospective cohort study with database linkage.

@article{Han2011AntidepressantUA,
  title={Antidepressant use and cognitive functioning in older medical patients with major or minor depression: a prospective cohort study with database linkage.},
  author={Ling R Han and Jane McCusker and Martin Cole and Radan {\vC}apek and Michal Abrahamowicz},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychopharmacology},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={429-35}
}
OBJECTIVE The long-term cognitive effect of antidepressant medications in older persons is not well understood, especially in those with minor depression and complex medical conditions. The objective of this study is to examine this relationship in older medical patients with different depression diagnoses. METHODS 281 medical inpatients aged 65 years and older from 2 acute care hospitals in Montreal, Canada, were diagnosed as with major or minor depression or without depression according to… CONTINUE READING
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