Late-onset depression: can EEG abnormalities help in clinical sub-typing?

  title={Late-onset depression: can EEG abnormalities help in clinical sub-typing?},
  author={E. Motomura and K. Inui and S. Nakase and K. Hamanaka and Y. Okazaki},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  volume={68 1},
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency of EEG abnormalities indicative of mild cerebrovascular dysfunction in patients with late-onset depression and to correlate these abnormalities with clinical features. METHODS The subjects, aged > or = 50 years, were 51 outpatients with major depression diagnosed according to DSM-IV criteria. They were living in the community and prospectively selected at their initial consultation for mostly mild-moderate depression. We also… Expand
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