Preventing late-life depression: a clinical update.

  title={Preventing late-life depression: a clinical update.},
  author={Robert C. Baldwin},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  volume={22 8},
BACKGROUND Achieving remission in late-life depressive disorder is difficult; it is far better to prevent depression. In the last ten years there have been a number of clinical studies of the feasibility of prevention. METHODS A limited literature review was undertaken of studies from 2000 specifically concerning the primary prevention of late-life depressive disorder or where primary prevention is a relevant secondary outcome. RESULTS Selective primary prevention (targeting individuals at… CONTINUE READING


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