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Is 18F-FDG-PET suitable to predict clinical response to the treatment of geriatric depression? A systematic review of PET studies

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Background: Geriatric depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders in later life. It differs from earlier depression in its presentation, etiology, risk factors, protective factors and outcome. Positron emission tomography (PET) can be used to detect changes in neural circuitry in neuropsychiatric disorders, and several authors have assessed its role in the diagnosis and follow-up of patients with geriatric depression. We reviewed the current evidence on the use of fluorine-1...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/13607863.2016.1247413

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Aging and Mental Health More from this journal
Volume:
21
Issue:
9
Pages:
889-894
Publication date:
2016-10-28
Acceptance date:
2016-10-09
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EISSN:
1364-6915
ISSN:
1360-7863
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uuid:0c5f4101-0ede-4e54-ba25-7b7dbe2d0aee
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pubs:648590
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648590
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2016-11-02

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