Disability type, depression, and antidepressants use among older adults in the United States.

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Summary of "Disability type, depression, and antidepressants use among older adults in the United States."

The study aimed to estimate the prevalence of depression and antidepressant use among older adults with different types of disability.


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Name: Aging & mental health
ISSN: 1364-6915
Pages: 1-8


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