Guidelines for the management of depression in primary health care, their quality and relevance for the depressed elderly: A systematic review

E. Aakhus, S.A. Flottorp, P.O. Vandvik, L. Brandt & A.D. Oxman
Background: Elderly have higher risk for developing depression, relapse rates are higher and the prognosis is worse. Depressed elderly are often under-diagnosed as compared with younger adults. Health care professionals responsible for managing depressed elderly need easily accessible recommendations.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]