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Cardiovascular risk factors and life events as antecedents of depressive symptoms in middle and early old age: The Path Through Life

Anstey, Kaarin; Butterworth, Peter; Windsor, Timothy; Christensen, Helen; Sachdev, Perminder Singh; Burns, Richard

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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF) and life events (LE) as predictors of depressive symptoms in a mid-life and an early late-life cohort to determine whether they had independent or interacting effects, and whether there were age differences in the effects. METHODS: Cohorts aged 40 to 44 years (n = 2530) and 60 to 64 years (n = 2551) at baseline (Wave 1) were followed up after 4 years (Wave 2) as part of the PATH Through Life Study based in Canberra and Queanbeyan,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/50978
Source: Psychosomatic Medicine
DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e3181beab60

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