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Cognitive impairment as predictor of functional dependence in an elderly sample
[Abstract] This retrospective study determines the role of cognitive decline as a predictor of functional dependence. In a representative 600 community-dwellers aged 65 or older, we examined using a logistic regression model, ...
Mental and psychological conditions, medical comorbidity and functional limitation: differential associations in older adults with cognitive impairment, depressive symptoms and co-existence of both
(John Wiley & Sons, 2010-12-10)
[Abstract] Objective: Cognitive impairment and depressive symptoms are common among the geriatric population but the co-occurrence of both is rarely studied. The purpose of this study was to identify and compare the factors ...