Prevalence, incidence, and persistence of major depressive symptoms in the Cardiovascular Health Study.

@article{Thielke2010PrevalenceIA,
  title={Prevalence, incidence, and persistence of major depressive symptoms in the Cardiovascular Health Study.},
  author={Stephen M. Thielke and Paula K. Diehr and Jurgen Unutzer},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={168-76}
}
PURPOSE To explore the association of major depressive symptoms with advancing age, sex, and self-rated health among older adults. DESIGN AND METHODS We analyzed 10 years of annual assessments in a longitudinal cohort of 5888 Medicare recipients in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Self-rated health was assessed with a single question, and subjects… CONTINUE READING