Depressive symptomatology and hypertension-associated morbidity and mortality in older adults.

@article{Simonsick1995DepressiveSA,
  title={Depressive symptomatology and hypertension-associated morbidity and mortality in older adults.},
  author={Eleanor M. Simonsick and Robert B. Wallace and Dan German Blazer and Lisa F. Berkman},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={57 5},
  pages={427-35}
}
This study determines, in a population of older adults with diagnosed hypertension, the concurrent association between depressive symptomatology and blood pressure control and the longitudinal association between depressive symptomatology and blood pressure control, stroke, and cardiovascular-related mortality. Data are from the East Boston, Massachusetts; New Haven, Connecticut; and Iowa sites of the Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly, conducted between 1982 and… CONTINUE READING