Functioning, well-being, and health perception in late middle-aged and older people: comparing the effects of depressive symptoms and chronic medical conditions.

@article{Ormel1998FunctioningWA,
  title={Functioning, well-being, and health perception in late middle-aged and older people: comparing the effects of depressive symptoms and chronic medical conditions.},
  author={Johan H Ormel and Gertrudis Ijm Kempen and Dorly J H Deeg and Els I Brilman and Eric van Sonderen and J Relyveld},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1998},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={39-48}
}
OBJECTIVES To expand the landmark Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) and World Health Organization (WHO) findings on the unique association of symptoms of depression with multiple domains of functioning, health perception, and well-being in consulting populations to the late middle-aged and older community-dwelling population and to contrast this unique association to that of specific chronic medical conditions and sensory and cognitive impairment (collectively denoted as medical conditions (MCs… CONTINUE READING