Depressive symptomatology as a risk factor for falls in older people: systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Kvelde2013DepressiveSA,
  title={Depressive symptomatology as a risk factor for falls in older people: systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Tasha Kvelde and Catherine L. McVeigh and Barbara Toson and Mark Greenaway and Stephen R. Lord and Kim Delbaere and Jacqueline C. T. Close},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={694-706}
}
OBJECTIVES To conduct a systematic literature review and meta-analysis to evaluate studies that have addressed depressive symptoms as a risk factor for falls in older people. DESIGN Systematic review with meta-analysis. SETTING Community and residential care. PARTICIPANTS Individuals aged 60 and older. MEASUREMENTS Depressive symptoms, incidence of falls. RESULTS Twenty-five prospective studies with a total of 21,455 participants met inclusion criteria for the systematic review… CONTINUE READING
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