Late-life depression symptom dimensions and cognitive functioning in the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (LASA)

@inproceedings{Brilean2016LatelifeDS,
  title={Late-life depression symptom dimensions and cognitive functioning in the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (LASA)},
  author={Anamaria Brăilean and Hannie C. Comijs and Marja J. Aartsen and Martin J Prince and A Matthew Prina and Aartjan T F Beekman and Martijn Huisman},
  booktitle={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Depression often co-occurs in late-life in the context of declining cognitive functions, but it is not clear whether specific depression symptom dimensions are differentially associated with cognitive abilities. METHODS The study sample comprised 3107 community-dwelling older adults from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (LASA). We applied a Multiple Indicators Multiple Causes (MIMIC) model to examine the association between cognitive abilities and latent dimensions of the… CONTINUE READING