Role of executive function in late-life depression.

  title={Role of executive function in late-life depression.},
  author={George S. Alexopoulos},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  volume={64 Suppl 14},
Late-onset depression has been conceptualized as a neurologic disease. This view has been supported by studies suggesting that late-onset depression is associated with cognitive impairment and neurologic comorbidity that may or may not be clinically evident when depression is first diagnosed. Findings implicating a dysfunction of frontostriatal-limbic pathways in geriatric depression have led to the depression-executive dysfunction (DED) syndrome hypothesis. Subsequent studies suggested that… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, results, connections, and topics extracted from this paper.
37 Extracted Citations
0 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Citing Papers

Publications influenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 37 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…