Anxious depression among the elderly: clinical and phenomenological correlates
Lynch, T.R., Compton, J S., Mendelson, T., Robins, C.J. and Krishnan, K.R.R. (2000) Anxious depression among the elderly: clinical and phenomenological correlates. Aging & Mental Health, 4, (3), 268-274. (doi:10.1080/713649922).
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This study investigated clinical, historical and phenomenological correlates of anxious depression in a sample of 159 depressed elders. Regression analyses indicated that comorbidity of anxiety and depression was associated with a history of a greater number of depressive episodes, more negative stressors and with a higher self-reported average stress level over the past six months. Significant bivariate correlates also included feeling sinful, guilty, or worthless, early depressive onset and attempted suicide. The findings suggest a stress-related younger age of onset sub-type of elderly depression which is clinically distinct from late onset elderly depression
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Psychology
|Date Deposited:||22 Jul 2011 12:49|
|Last Modified:||26 Apr 2013 00:49|
|Contributors:||Lynch, T.R. (Author)
Compton, J S. (Author)
Mendelson, T. (Author)
Robins, C.J. (Author)
Krishnan, K.R.R. (Author)
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