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Friday, August 19, 2011

Depression and Chronic Illness

The association between depression and chronic illness and depression persists across the lifetime - the strongest connection is with painful conditions. A graduate student at the University of Calgary has examined this issue in elderly persons, the age category where chronic conditions are most common. Her results indicated that these associations are strong and important in elderly members of the general population - here is a media summary of her report.

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