Prevalence and incidence of major depression in Alzheimer's disease.

  title={Prevalence and incidence of major depression in Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Myron Frederick Weiner and Steven Edland and H Luszczynska},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={151 7},
OBJECTIVE This study examined the prevalence and incidence of major depressive disorder in Alzheimer's disease. METHOD The authors retrospectively reviewed two large Alzheimer's disease databases, one at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and the other at the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD). The Dallas series contained 264 cases of Alzheimer's disease, of which 153 patients were followed up for an average of 3 years from initial… CONTINUE READING

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