Outcome of hospital-treated depression at 4.5 years. An elderly and a younger adult cohort compared.

@article{Tuma2000OutcomeOH,
  title={Outcome of hospital-treated depression at 4.5 years. An elderly and a younger adult cohort compared.},
  author={T A Tuma},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2000},
  volume={176},
  pages={
          224-8
        }
}
  • T A Tuma
  • Published 2000 in
    The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…
BACKGROUND Direct comparisons of the prognosis for treated depression in adult and elderly cohorts are few, but suggest higher morbidity and mortality in the elderly. AIMS To examine outcome in two such groups after 4.5 years and compare results with those reported elsewhere. METHOD Fifty-six adults (aged under 65) and 54 elderly people (over 65) with primary depression were assessed 4.5 years after receiving hospital treatment, and factors influencing the outcome were explored. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING