Seasonal and meteorological associations with depressive symptoms in older adults: A geo-epidemiological study.

@article{OHare2016SeasonalAM,
  title={Seasonal and meteorological associations with depressive symptoms in older adults: A geo-epidemiological study.},
  author={Celia O'Hare and Vincent O'Sullivan and Stephen Flood and Rose Anne M Kenny},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2016},
  volume={191},
  pages={172-9}
}
BACKGROUND Given increased social and physiological vulnerabilities, older adults may be particularly susceptible to environmental influences on mood. Whereas the impact of season on mood is well described for adults, studies rarely extend to elders or include objective weather data. We investigated the impact of seasonality and meteorological factors on risk of current depressive symptoms in older adults. METHODS We used data on 8027 participants from the first wave of The Irish Longitudinal… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…