High incidence of clinically relevant depressive symptoms in vulnerable persons of 75 years or older living in the community.

OBJECTIVES Clinically relevant depressive symptoms are highly prevalent in people who are 75 years of age or older. However, very old people with a vulnerable health status are under-represented in studies focussing on incidence and risk factors, while the risk of developing depressive symptoms is expected to be very high in this group. The incidence rates… CONTINUE READING