|English title dissertation||Frailty & late-life depression: a delicate balance|
|Name PhD (surname first)||Collard Rose|
|Date of promotion||07/10/2015|
|Promotores||Richard Oude Voshaar, Aart Schene, Hannie Comijs, Paul Naarding|
Depression is the most common psychiatric disease worldwide. With demographic balance shifting towards an older population, the number of older adults with a lifetime history of depression or subthreshold depression will be significant over the next decades. Depression is a serious psychiatric disease that affects not only the person suffering from depression, but also the social environment oft he person. The course of late-life depression is characterized by high recurrence and relapse rates. Little is known about the causes of this adverse course of depression in older persons.
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