Provisional diagnostic criteria for depression of Alzheimer's disease: description and review.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This review centers on the development of diagnostic criteria for depression of Alzheimer's disease. It describes: risk-factors and neurobiological correlates, epidemiology, clinical characteristics and course, assessment, treatment, economics, a description of the criteria and future research directions. Overall, there is substantial evidence for depression of Alzheimer's disease. Further research is needed to better define core symptoms, clinical course and efficacy of treatments.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

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

Published Date

  • January 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 3 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 99 - 106

PubMed ID

  • 19810852

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19810852

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1744-8360

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1586/14737175.3.1.99


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England