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The association between depression, anxiety, and cognitive function in the elderly general population--the Hordaland Health Study.

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OBJECTIVES: To examine the association between depression and/or anxiety and cognitive function in the elderly general population. SUBJECTS: Non-demented participants from the general population (n = 1,930) aged 72-74 years. METHODS: Symptoms and caseness of depression and anxiety disorder were assessed using the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). Cognitive function was assessed by the Digit Symbol Test (modified version), the Kendrick Object Learning Test, and the 'S'-task from t...

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10.1002/gps.1390

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Biringer, E More by this author
Mykletun, A More by this author
Engedal, K More by this author
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Journal:
International journal of geriatric psychiatry
Volume:
20
Issue:
10
Pages:
989-997
Publication date:
2005-10-05
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EISSN:
1099-1166
ISSN:
0885-6230
URN:
uuid:2e8739c1-9ecd-4cac-adb4-028e06cc910f
Source identifiers:
195532
Local pid:
pubs:195532

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