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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
Antidepressants are frequently used in older patients with depression, but little is known about the comparative safety of individual agents. The objective of the study was to determine the comparativ...
Late life depression is associated with a significant burden of disease. Estimating depression in older adults can be difficult and requires different methodological approaches from those fitting youn...
Lumbago, or low back pain (LBP), is a common musculoskeletal complaint among older adults that may also be associated with depression. The study objective was to investigate differences in Beck Depres...
To examine the normative data of WHODAS 2.0-BO for older Brazilians (World Health Disability Assessment Schedule - Brazilian version for older people) and its distribution according to sex, age, healt...
To explore whether higher socioeconomic status attenuates the effects of depressive symptoms on disability among older adults.
The purpose of this research study is to assess which antidepressants work the best in older adults who have treatment-resistant depression.
This is a 12-week, open label trial of lamotrigine for older adults (age 60 and older) with type I or type II Bipolar depression. Non-demented older adults with Bipolar I or II depressio...
The investigators will test using financial incentives by leveraging decision-making biases to improve adherence to antidepressants among adults newly prescribed antidepressants. This stud...
The primary objective of the study is to estimate the incidence of suicide attempts resulting in a medical encounter or hospitalization in seven propensity matched cohorts of subjects: pa...
Early improvemrnt, decreased 20% in the 17 items of Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAMD-17) at the second week of the treatment of major depression disorder (MDD), can arguably predict ...
Community centers for older adults and providers of resources for the community. In addition to providing services and activities for older adults that reflect the community's diversity, they link participants with resources offered by other agencies.
The compulsory portion of Medicare that is known as the Hospital Insurance Program. All persons 65 years and older who are entitled to benefits under the Old Age, Survivors, Disability and Health Insurance Program or railroad retirement, persons under the age of 65 who have been eligible for disability for more than two years, and insured workers (and their dependents) requiring renal dialysis or kidney transplantation are automatically enrolled in Medicare Part A.
Older adults or aged individuals who are lacking in general strength and are unusually susceptible to disease or to other infirmity.
Nutritional physiology of adults aged 65 years of age and older.
Decompression external to the body, most often the slow lessening of external pressure on the whole body (especially in caisson workers, deep sea divers, and persons who ascend to great heights) to prevent DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS. It includes also sudden accidental decompression, but not surgical (local) decompression or decompression applied through body openings.
Psychiatry is the study of mental disorders and their diagnosis, management and prevention. Conditions include schizophrenia, severe depression and panic disorders among others. There are pharmaceutical treatments as well as other therapies to help...
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