Depression in Late-Life: a Focus on Prevention.

  title={Depression in Late-Life: a Focus on Prevention.},
  author={Olivia Ifeoma Okereke and Jeffrey M. Lyness and Francis E. Lotrich and Charles F. Reynolds},
  volume={11 1},
Depression is a leading cause of disease burden, disability and distress for millions of older adults. Thus, prevention of late-life depression is a priority research area. This article addresses the science of late-life depression prevention with the following: 1) an introduction to the Institute of Medicine framework of universal, selective and indicated prevention as it pertains to late-life depression, with particular attention to successes of indicated and selective prevention in primary… CONTINUE READING

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