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Vascular risk status as a predictor of later-life depressive symptoms: A cohort study

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Background: Common etiology of vascular diseases and later-life depression may provide important synergies for prevention. We examined whether standard clinical risk profiles developed for vascular diseases also predict depressive symptoms in older adults. Methods: Data were drawn from the Whitehall II study with baseline examination in 1991; follow-up screenings in 1997, 2003, and 2008; and additional disease ascertainment from hospital data and registry linkage on 5318 participants (mean ag...

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Kivimäki, M More by this author
Shipley, MJ More by this author
Singh-Manoux, A More by this author
Sexton, CE More by this author
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Journal:
Biological Psychiatry
Volume:
72
Issue:
4
Pages:
324-330
Publication date:
2012-08-15
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-2402
ISSN:
0006-3223
URN:
uuid:e328b01c-ec2a-4c5a-90ea-cedc14ee6c55
Source identifiers:
348939
Local pid:
pubs:348939

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