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Antidepressant use and its relationship with current symptoms in a population-based sample of older Australians

Chitty, K.M.; Butterworth, Peter; Batterham, Philip


Abstract BACKGROUND: Australia has the second highest per capita users of antidepressants globally, and their use is pronounced in older Australians. A better understanding of antidepressant use in older adults is important because the elderly are often prescribed multiple drugs, without review, for long periods. METHODS: This study analysed questionnaire data obtained from the Personality and Total Health through life project. Individual respondent data was linked to Pharmaceutical...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Affective Disorders
DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2019.07.067


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