The moderating role of personality factors in the relationship between depression and neuropsychological functioning among older adults.

@article{Ayotte2009TheMR,
  title={The moderating role of personality factors in the relationship between depression and neuropsychological functioning among older adults.},
  author={Brian J. Ayotte and Guy G. Potter and Heather T Williams and David C. Steffens and Hayden B. Bosworth},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={1010-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Depression is often associated with decreased cognitive performance among older adults. The current study focused on the association of neuropsychological functioning and personality traits in depressed and non-depressed older adults. METHODS Data from 75 depressed and 103 non-depressed adults over the age of 60 were analyzed. All participants underwent standardized clinical assessment for depression prior to participation and completed the NEO-PI-R and a series of… CONTINUE READING

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