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Protection from late life depression

  • John Snowdon (a1)
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I respect and like Dan Blazer more than (or at least as much as) any other psychiatrist I've met. He is a world expert on late life depression and a pre-eminent researcher and teacher – but that is why statements made by him in a recent guest editorial in this journal (Blazer, 2010) must not be left unchallenged.

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A. T. F. Beekman , B. W. J. H. Penninx , D. J. H. Deeg , J. Ormel , A. W. Braam and W. van Tilburg (1997). Depression and physical health in later life: results from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (LASA). Journal of Affective Disorders, 46, 219231.

J. Snowdon , B. Draper , E. Chiu , D. Ames and H. Brodaty (1998). Surveys of mental health and wellbeing: critical comments. Australasian Psychiatry, 6, 246247.

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International Psychogeriatrics
  • ISSN: 1041-6102
  • EISSN: 1741-203X
  • URL: /core/journals/international-psychogeriatrics
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