Eating alone and depression in older men and women by cohabitation status: The JAGES longitudinal survey

@inproceedings{Tani2015EatingAA,
  title={Eating alone and depression in older men and women by cohabitation status: The JAGES longitudinal survey},
  author={Yukako Tani and Yuri Sasaki and Maho Haseda and Katsunori Kondo and Naoki Kondo},
  booktitle={Age and ageing},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Eating by oneself may be a risk factor for mental illness among older adults, but may be influenced by cohabitation status. We examined the association between eating alone and depression in the context of cohabitation status in older adults in Japan. DESIGN A longitudinal, population-based study. SETTING Data from the Japan Gerontological Evaluation Study. SUBJECTS We analysed 17,612 men and 19,581 women aged ≥65 without depression (Geriatric Depression Scale <5) at baseline… CONTINUE READING
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