Latent subtypes of depression in a community sample of older adults: can depression clusters predict future depression trajectories?

@article{Hybels2013LatentSO,
  title={Latent subtypes of depression in a community sample of older adults: can depression clusters predict future depression trajectories?},
  author={Celia F Hybels and Lawrence R. Landerman and Dan German Blazer},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={2013},
  volume={47 10},
  pages={1288-97}
}
Identifying sources of heterogeneity in late life depression remains an important focus of psychiatric investigation. Community samples are particularly informative since many older adults have clinically significant depressive symptoms but fail to meet criteria for major depression and older adults generally do not seek treatment for their depressive symptoms. The primary data used for these analyses were those collected in a community-based survey of over 3000 adults age 65 or older followed… CONTINUE READING