The epidemiology of psychological problems in the elderly.


OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of mood, anxiety, and other disorders in the population of Canadians aged 55 years and over. METHOD We undertook an analysis of the Canadian Community Health Survey: Mental Health and Well-Being (CCHS 1.2). RESULTS There was a linear decrease for all disorders after age 55 years. This was true for men and women; for… (More)


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