Factors associated with antidepressant treatment in residential care: changes between 1990 and 1997

Antony Arthur, Ruth Matthews, Carol Jagger, James Lindesay

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Abstract

Depression is common among older people living in residential and nursing homes. Detection and treatment of late life depression may be sub-optimal in these settings.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)54-60
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Volume17
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2002

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Antidepressive Agents
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Drug Utilization
  • England
  • Female
  • Homes for the Aged
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nursing Homes
  • Social Environment

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