Diagnostic criteria for Depression of Alzheimer disease (DAD)


Journal Article (Review)

This chapter focuses on the development of diagnostic criteria for Depression of Alzheimer disease. Depression of Alzheimer's disease is similar to major depression, but relies less on verbal reporting, requires fewer symptoms, and includes irritability as a component. Overall, there is substantial evidence depression of AD. Further research is needed to better define core symptoms, clinical course, and efficacy of treatments.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Olin, JT; Schneider, LS; Katz, IR; Meyers, BS; Alexopoulos, GS; Breitner, JC; Bruce, ML; Caine, ED; Cummings, JL; Devanand, OP; Jeste, DV; Krishnan, KRR; Lyketsos, CG; Lyness, JM; Rabins, PV; Reynolds, CF; Rovner, BW; Steffens, DC; Unutzer, J; Lebowitz, BD

Published Date

  • December 1, 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 /

Start / End Page

  • 174 - 179

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1284-8360

Citation Source

  • Scopus