Prevalence and predictors of depression in populations of elderly: a review.

@article{Djernes2006PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and predictors of depression in populations of elderly: a review.},
  author={Jens Kronborg Djernes},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2006},
  volume={113 5},
  pages={
          372-87
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To offer an update on prevalence and predictors of old age depression in populations of elderly Caucasians. METHOD The databases MEDLINE and Psychinfo were searched and relevant literature from 1993 onwards was reviewed. RESULTS The prevalence of major depression ranges from 0.9% to 9.4% in private households, from 14% to 42% in institutional living, and from 1% to 16% among elderly living in private households or in institutions; and clinically relevant depressive symptom 'cases… CONTINUE READING

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