Lower urinary tract symptoms and depressive symptoms in elderly men.

@article{Wong2006LowerUT,
  title={Lower urinary tract symptoms and depressive symptoms in elderly men.},
  author={Samuel Y. S. Wong and Athena W. L. Hong and Jason Chi Shun Leung and Timothy Kwok and Ping-chung Leung and Jean Woo},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2006},
  volume={96 1-2},
  pages={83-8}
}
BACKGROUND To evaluate the impact of moderate to severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) on clinically significant depressive symptoms in elderly Chinese men aged 65 and above. METHODS In a large prospective cohort of 2000 Chinese men aged 65 to 92 years of age in Hong Kong, the association between moderate to severe lower urinary tract symptoms and clinically relevant depressive symptoms was studied. After excluding men with prostate or bladder cancer or surgery, 1980 subjects provided… CONTINUE READING

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