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Title: Symptoms of depression and associated factors in persons aged 50 and over in Europe and Israel: Analysis of data from the SHARE project
Author: Portellano Ortiz, Cristina
Garre Olmo, Josep
Calvo-Perxas, L
Conde Sala, Josep Lluís
Keywords: Depressió psíquica
Persones grans
Europa
Mental depression
Older people
Europe
Issue Date: 5-Apr-2016
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Abstract: It is estimated that by 2020 depression will be the second most common health problem affecting older people. Depressive disorders among the elderly are often under-diagnosed and under-treated despite being one of the main causes of disability, resulting in an increased use of health services, poorer physical health and greater medical costs. The mean prevalence of depressive syndromes among elderly people has been reported to be 13.5% (Beekman et al., 1999). The objective of this study was to identify the variables associated with the presence of depressive symptoms in non-institutionalized individuals aged 50 and over.
Note: Versió postprint del document publicat a: https://doi.org/10.1002/gps.4467
It is part of: International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2016, vol. 31, num. 11, p. 1250-1251
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/138100
Related resource: https://doi.org/10.1002/gps.4467
ISSN: 0885-6230
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Cognició, Desenvolupament i Psicologia de l'Educació)

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