Use of the late-life function and disability instrument to assess disability in major depression.

@article{Karp2009UseOT,
  title={Use of the late-life function and disability instrument to assess disability in major depression.},
  author={Jordan Friedman Karp and Elizabeth Skidmore and Meredith J. Lotz and Eric J. Lenze and Mary Amanda Dew and Charles F. Reynolds},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={57 9},
  pages={1612-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine whether there was greater disability in subjects with depression than in those without, the correlation between disability and depression severity and quality of life, and whether improvement in disability after antidepressant pharmacotherapy was greater in those who responded to antidepressant treatment. DESIGN Disability in subjects with and without depression from two different studies was compared for 22 weeks. Correlations were performed for the subjects with… CONTINUE READING