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date: 15 October 2019

Disability and handicap are closely linked to the aetiology of late-life depressive disorder

Always check for underlying physical illness and various prescribed drugs as potential causes of depressive disorder in later life

Vascular disease (vascular depression) is increasingly recognized as a cause of late-onset depressive disorder

However, in many cases of late-life depression the cause is multi-factorial

Being a caregiver of someone with dementia is associated with a high risk of depression

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