Association of hypotension with positive and negative effect and depressive symptoms in the elderly
Background: Previous research associating hypotension with depression has produced inconsistent results. A possible reasons is that depressive symptom scales reflect both high negative affect and low positive affect. Aims: To examine the association of hypotension with depressive symptoms, negative affect and positive affect. Method: Community survey of 340 elderly persons aged 77-99 years. Results: Diastolic hypotension had a weak association with depression, no association with negative...[Show more]
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