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Depression Rates Drop In Many Adult Age Groups

(7/15/2013)

Depression Rates Drop In Many Adult Age Groups
Psych Central
July 11, 2013

A new study suggests the incidence of depression is decreasing among many older adults, although it may be that the decline is the result of more effective treatment or other factors.  University of Michigan Health System researchers discovered overall rates of depression in people over 50 are on the decline. Specifically, investigators discovered that between 1998 and 2008, rates of severe depression fell among the majority of older adults, especially the elderly.

View the full article here: http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/07/12/depression-rates-drop-in-many-adult-age-groups/57103.html


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