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Late-Life Depression & Cardiovascular Disease Burden: Examination Of Reciprocal Relationship

Research Summary | June 26, 2017

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Key Messages Evidence suggests that there are longitudinal, bidirectional relationships between depression and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in older adults. However, individual empirical studies have mostly examined only 1-way relationships. Using data from 5414 United States (US) Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 years or older from the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) who were interviewed…

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