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A one-year follow-up study of depression in dementia sufferers.

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BACKGROUND: Little data are available about the course or incidence of depression in dementia sufferers. METHOD: Monthly follow-up data over one year is reported regarding depression in a cohort of 124 dementia sufferers. Dementia was diagnosed according to DSM-III-R criteria. Depression was assessed with the Cornell Depression Scale and diagnosed according to RDC criteria. Cognitive functioning was assessed with the CAMCOG: RESULTS: Eighty-nine of the 124 patients completed the follow-up. Th...

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10.1192/bjp.168.3.287

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Journal:
The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
168
Issue:
3
Pages:
287-291
Publication date:
1996-03-05
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:842abb46-cb87-450b-8aac-ff09f53da9a7
Source identifiers:
60850
Local pid:
pubs:60850

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