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Severity of depressive symptoms as a predictor of mortality: the English longitudinal study of ageing

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Background Major depressive disorder and subthreshold depression have been associated with premature mortality. We investigated the association between depressive symptoms and mortality across the full continuum of severity. Method We used Cox proportional hazards models to examine the association between depressive symptom severity, assessed using the eight-item Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D; range 0–8), and the risk of all-cause mortality over a 9-year follow-up...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/s0033291715000732

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Economic and Social Research Council More from this funder
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British Heart Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychological Medicine Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
13
Pages:
2771-2779
Publication date:
2015-05-04
Acceptance date:
2015-04-07
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
Pmid:
25936473
Source identifiers:
620712
Language:
English
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uuid:8794f132-d1dd-4964-b112-de38ee02209f
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pubs:620712
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2017-10-18

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