Lifetime affect and midlife cognitive function: prospective birth cohort study

@inproceedings{Richards2014LifetimeAA,
  title={Lifetime affect and midlife cognitive function: prospective birth cohort study},
  author={M Richards and Jennifer H. Barnett and Man K. Xu and Tim J. Croudace and D Gaysina and Diana Kuh and Peter B. Jones},
  booktitle={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Recurrent affective problems are predictive of cognitive impairment, but the timing and directionality, and the nature of the cognitive impairment, are unclear. AIMS To test prospective associations between life-course affective symptoms and cognitive function in late middle age. METHOD A total of 1668 men and women were drawn from the Medical Research Council National Survey of Health and Development (the British 1946 birth cohort). Longitudinal affective symptoms spanning age… CONTINUE READING