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journal article 
Author(s):
Hajek, André; Brettschneider, Christian; Mallon, Tina; Ernst, Annette; Mamone, Silke; Wiese, Birgitt; Weyerer, Siegfried; Werle, Jochen; Pentzek, Michael; Fuchs, Angela; Stein, Janine; Luck, Tobias; Bickel, Horst; Weeg, Dagmar; Wagner, Michael; Heser, Kathrin; Maier, Wolfgang; Scherer, Martin; Riedel-Heller, Steffi G; König, Hans-Helmut; AgeCoDe Study Group; Maier, Wolfgang; Scherer, Martin; Abholz, Heinz-Harald; Bachmann, Cadja; Bickel, Horst; Blank, Wolfgang; van den Bussche, Hendrik; Eifflaen...    »
 
Title:
The impact of social engagement on health-related quality of life and depressive symptoms in old age - evidence from a multicenter prospective cohort study in Germany. 
Abstract:
Thus far, only a few longitudinal studies investigated the impact of social engagement on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and depressive symptoms in old age. Therefore, we aimed to examine the impact of social engagement on HRQoL and depressive symptoms in late life.Individuals aged 75 years and over at baseline were interviewed every 1.5 years in a multicenter prospective cohort study in Germany. While HRQoL was quantified by using the Visual Analogue Scale (EQ VAS) of the EQ-5D instrume...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Health Qual Life Outcomes 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
15 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
140 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie