Longitudinal Association of Dementia and Depression.

  title={Longitudinal Association of Dementia and Depression.},
  author={Mark B. Snowden and David C. Atkins and Lesley E. Steinman and Janice F. Bell and Lucinda L. Bryant and Catherine Copeland and Annette L. Fitzpatrick},
  journal={The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry},
  volume={23 9},
OBJECTIVES Depression is an important precursor to dementia, but less is known about the role dementia plays in altering the course of depression. We examined whether depression prevalence, incidence, and severity are higher in those with dementia versus those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), or normal cognition. DESIGN Prospective cohort study using… CONTINUE READING