Depressive symptoms and adverse outcomes from hospitalization in older adults: secondary outcomes of a trial of falls prevention education

Terrence Peter Haines, Cylie Williams, Anne-Marie Hill, Steven McPhail, Keith David Hill, Sandra G Brauer, Tammy Hoffmann, Christoper Etherton-Beer

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Depression is common in older people and symptoms of depression are known to substantially increase during hospitalization. There is little known about predictors of depressive symptoms in older adults or impact of common interventions during hospitalization. This study aimed to describe the magnitude of depressive symptoms, shift of depressive symptoms and the impact of the symptoms of depression among older hospital patients during hospital admission
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)96 - 102
Number of pages7
JournalArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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