So reported Yvette Sheline, M.D., a professor of psychiatry at Washington University, and colleagues in the August American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.
Having vascular disease or severe vascular risk factors may also explain why older individuals develop depression in the first place. To learn more about this subject, visit Psychiatric News.
More information about late-life depression is available in the American Psychiatric Publishing book Essentials of Geriatric Psychiatry, Second Edition.
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