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Early- and late-onset depression in late life: A prospective study on clinical and structural brain characteristics and response to Electroconvulsive Therapy (The GEMRIC Amsterdam, the Netherlands center)

Early- and late-onset depression in late life: A prospective study on clinical and structural brain characteristics and response to Electroconvulsive Therapy (The GEMRIC Amsterdam, the Netherlands center)

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The clinical profile of late-life depression (LLD) is frequently associated with cognitive impairment, aging-related brain changes, and somatic comorbidity. This two-site naturalistic longitudinal study aimed to explore differences in clinical and brain characteristics and response to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in early- (EOD) versus late-onset (LOD) late-life depression .
Start Year
2011
End Year
2013
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Annemiek Dols
    VU University Medical Center

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Marker Paper

Dols A, Bouckaert F, Sienaert P, et al. Early- and late-onset depression in late life: A prospective study on clinical and structural brain characteristics and response to Electroconvulsive Therapy.Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2017;25(2):178-189. doi:10.1016/j.jagp.2016.09.005

PUBMED 27771245

Number of participants

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110
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Patients aged 55 years and older

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On the study website : https://mmiv.no/gemric/