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Three-year prognosis of depression in the community-dwelling elderly
1st December 2000, The British Journal of Psychiatry
Background Depression is the most common mental disorder inthe community-dwelling elderly.
Aims To determine the three-year prognosis of depression ina cohort of 127 community-dwelling elderly subjects and identifyfactors relevant to outcome.
Method The subjects, diagnosed depressed at year 0 using the GMS—AGECAT package, were followed up three years later.A number of factors were investigated for an association withrecovery from, or persistence of, depression