Natural course of depressive symptoms in late life. An 8-year population-based prospective study.

@article{Luppa2012NaturalCO,
  title={Natural course of depressive symptoms in late life. An 8-year population-based prospective study.},
  author={Melanie Luppa and Tobias Luck and H Koenig and Matthias Claus Angermeyer and Steffi G Riedel-Heller},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2012},
  volume={142 1-3},
  pages={
          166-71
        }
}
AIMS The aim of the study was to follow the natural course of late-life depressive symptoms within a German population-based study. METHODS Within the Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA 75+), a representative sample of 1265 individuals aged 75 years and older were interviewed every 1.5 years over 8 years. Depressive symptoms were assessed using the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D, German-specific cut-off score ≥23). RESULTS The incidence of depressive… CONTINUE READING
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