The built environment and depression in later life: the health in men study.

@article{Saarloos2011TheBE,
  title={The built environment and depression in later life: the health in men study.},
  author={Dick J. M. Saarloos and Helman Alfonso and Billie Giles-Corti and Nick Middleton and Osvaldo P. Almeida},
  journal={The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={461-70}
}
OBJECTIVE This study examined the impact of built environment (BE) attributes on depression in older men to determine whether associations were independent of neighborhood composition factors and sociodemographic, psychosocial, and health factors at the individual level. METHODS The authors used geocoded data from the Health in Men Study collected in Western Australia in 2001 (N = 5,218). Depression was measured using the self-rated 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale. Geographic Information… CONTINUE READING

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