The Effects of Preexisting Depression on Cerebrovascular Health Outcomes in Geriatric Continuing Care
Previous studies have investigated depression as the cause and outcome of vascular deficit in elderly persons. The authors wanted to determine whether baseline depression is predictive of subsequent cardiovascular events in very elderly persons residing in a continuing care retirement community (n = 181).
Mast, B. T.,
Ficker, L. J.,
Lawhorne, L. W.,
& Lichtenberg, P. A.
(2005). The Effects of Preexisting Depression on Cerebrovascular Health Outcomes in Geriatric Continuing Care. The Journals of Gerontology, Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 60 (7), 915-919.