Psychiatric News (12/30) reports, “Older, depressed adults who are frail (experiencing deficits in strength and physical activity) may have a poorer response to antidepressant treatment than non-frail older adults with depression,” investigators concluded after comparing “outcomes of 49 frail adults and 51 non-frail or moderately frail adults over age 60 receiving treatment for late-life depression.” The findings were published online Dec. 24 in the Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.(SOURCE: APA Headlines)
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