Sleep disturbance and depression recurrence in community-dwelling older adults: a prospective study.

TitleSleep disturbance and depression recurrence in community-dwelling older adults: a prospective study.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsCho, HJ, Lavretsky H, Olmstead R, Levin MJ, Oxman MN, Irwin MR
JournalThe American journal of psychiatry
Volume165
Issue12
Pagination1543-50
Date Published2008 Dec
ISSN1535-7228
KeywordsAged, Chronic Disease, Demography, Depressive Disorder, Major, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Prospective Studies, Recurrence, Residence Characteristics, Severity of Illness Index, Sleep disorders
Abstract

A prior depressive episode is thought to increase the risk of depression. However, among older adults with prior depression, it is unclear whether sleep disturbance predicts depression recurrence independent of other depressive symptoms.

DOI10.1111/j.1399-5618.2011.00969.x
Alternate JournalAm J Psychiatry