Bipolar II depression in late life: prevalence and clinical features in 525 depressed outpatients.

@article{Benazzi2001BipolarID,
  title={Bipolar II depression in late life: prevalence and clinical features in 525 depressed outpatients.},
  author={Franco Benazzi},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2001},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={13-8}
}
BACKGROUND Late-life bipolar II depression has not been well studied. The aim of the present study was to find the prevalence of late-life (50 years or more) bipolar II depression among unipolar and bipolar depressed outpatients, and to compare it with bipolar II depression in younger patients, looking for differences supporting the subtyping of bipolar II depression according to age at onset. METHODS Consecutive 525 patients presenting for treatment of a major depressive episode were… CONTINUE READING