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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Köhler, Sebastian; Verhey, Frans; Weyerer, Siegfried; Wiese, Birgitt; Heser, Kathrin; Wagner, Michael; Pentzek, Michael; Fuchs, Angela; Köhler, Mirjam; Bachmann, Cadja; Riedel Heller, Steffi G; Luppa, Melanie; Eifflaender-Gorfer, Sandra; Werle, Jochen; Bickel, Horst; Mösch, Edelgard; König, Hans-Helmut; Brettschneider, Christian; Scherer, Martin; Maier, Wolfgang 
Title:
Depression, non-fatal stroke and all-cause mortality in old age: a prospective cohort study of primary care patients. 
Abstract:
Depression is a risk factor for stroke and mortality but whether this also holds into old age is uncertain. We therefore studied the association of depression with the risk for non-fatal stroke and all-cause mortality in very old age.A representative sample of 3085 primary care patients aged>= 75 years were serially assessed during a 6-year follow-up. The relation between depression (Geriatric Depression Scale>6, n=261) and relevant covariates including vascular risk factors and disease, functio...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Affect Disord 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
150 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
63-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0165-0327 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie