Extent and Predictors of Potentially Inappropriate Antidepressant Use Among Older Adults With Dementia and Major Depressive Disorder.

Affiliation

Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science (SB, JKL, NV, DCM), College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

To quantify the extent and identify predictors of potentially inappropriate antidepressant use among older adults with dementia and newly diagnosed major depressive disorders (MDD).

Keywords

Beers Criteria,Dementia,Screening Tool of Older Persons’ potentially inappropriate Prescriptions criteria,antidepressants,depression,psychotherapy,

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