Aging and depression
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https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/prevalence-of-depression-by-age - highest rate of depression is in the elderly
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6757325/ - depression accelerates aging
https://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/doi/10.1176/appi.ajp.2018.17060595 - depression accelerates aging
- discuss possible mechanisms of action for how depression accelerates aging
In the ilSIRENTE study, they found significant differences between older adults with and without depression. They measured the physical attributes of the participants with Short Physical Performance Battery and a 4-meter walking test, muscle strength with hand-grip capacity a
- ↑ Russo, A., Cesari, M., Onder, G., Zamboni, V., Barillaro, C., Pahor, M., ... & Landi, F. (2007). Depression and physical function: results from the aging and longevity study in the Sirente geographic area (ilSIRENTE Study). Journal of geriatric psychiatry and neurology, 20(3), 131-137.