Older Adults Are Less Depressed, Study Says


health.comThis is the best news in the mental health world I’ve heard in a long time. According to a new study by the University of Michigan Health System, depression is down among older adults, especially the elderly, who have traditionally been at a higher risk for depression. The most pronounced drop in depressive symptoms occurs in people ages 80 to 84. However, there was in increase in depression rates among people between the ages of 55 – 59. The study appears in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Continue reading …

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