Does psychological distress vary between younger and older adults in health and disease?

@article{Goulia2012DoesPD,
  title={Does psychological distress vary between younger and older adults in health and disease?},
  author={Panagiota Goulia and Ilias Papadimitriou and Myrela O. Machado and Christos Mantas and Chrisavgi N Pappa and Epameinondas Tsianos and Nicholas Pavlidis and Alexandros A Drosos and Andr{\'e} Ferrer Carvalho and Thomas Hyphantis},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2012},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={
          120-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The effect of age on psychological distress remains controversial and it is unclear how a chronic medical illness influences this association. We aimed to compare the level of psychological distress between younger and older patients with chronic medical conditions attending hospital specialty clinics and to test whether a different pattern emerges when comparisons with individuals without long-term conditions are made. METHODS In 519 individuals without chronic medical conditions… CONTINUE READING
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