Depressive Symptoms in Late Life: Incidence, Persistence and Risk Factors – Results of the Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA 75+)

Melanie Luppa, Claudia Sikorski, Tobias Luck, Siegfried Weyerer, Hans-Helmut König & Steffi G. Riedel-Heller
Background: With regard to the increasing importance of depressive symptoms in the elderly population, the present study aims to determine the incidence, risk factors and the course of depression in latest-life within a German population-based, representative study of individuals aged 75 years and o[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]