Depression and risk of nursing home admission among older adults in home care in Europe: results from the Aged in Home Care (AdHOC) study.

@article{Onder2007DepressionAR,
  title={Depression and risk of nursing home admission among older adults in home care in Europe: results from the Aged in Home Care (AdHOC) study.},
  author={Graziano Onder and Rosa Liperoti and Manuel Soldato and Maria Camilla Cipriani and Roberto Bernabei and Francesco Landi},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={68 9},
  pages={1392-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Depression is a frequent condition observed among nursing home residents. However, so far, limited data are available on the impact of depression on nursing home admission. The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of depression on the risk of nursing home admission in a group of older adults receiving home care in Europe. METHOD We conducted a longitudinal analysis using data from the Aged in Home Care (AdHOC) database, which contains information on older adults… CONTINUE READING

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