Contribution of Depression to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Older Adults

@article{Potter2007ContributionOD,
  title={Contribution of Depression to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Older Adults},
  author={Guy G. Potter and David C. Steffens},
  journal={The Neurologist},
  year={2007},
  volume={13},
  pages={105-117}
}
  • Guy G. Potter, David C. Steffens
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The Neurologist
  • Background:The objective of this review is to provide information for clinicians regarding current research and opinions on the association of depression to conditions of cognitive impairment and dementia. We also intend to integrate this current research and thinking into strategies for the assessment and treatment of depression in the context of cognitive impairment. Review Summary:Depression is highly prevalent in mild cognitive impairment and most dementias. It may be a risk factor for the… CONTINUE READING

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