Prior depression history and deterioration of physical health in community-dwelling older adults--a prospective cohort study.
|Title||Prior depression history and deterioration of physical health in community-dwelling older adults--a prospective cohort study.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Authors||Cho, HJ, Lavretsky H, Olmstead R, Levin M, Oxman MN, Irwin MR|
|Journal||The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry|
|Date Published||2010 May|
|Keywords||Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Chronic Disease, Data Collection, Depression, Geriatric Assessment, Health Status, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Prospective Studies, Risk Factors|
Depression worsens outcomes of physical illness. However, it is unknown whether this negative effect persists after depressive symptoms remit in older adults. This study examined whether prior depression history predicts deterioration of physical health in community-dwelling older adults.
|Alternate Journal||Am J Geriatr Psychiatry|