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One in three with mild cognitive impairment has depression, review finds

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i6387 (Published 28 November 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i6387
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

Nearly a third of people with mild cognitive impairment also have depression, a systematic review and meta-analysis has shown.1

Depression has previously been thought to be common in people with mild cognitive impairment, who show greater decline in cognitive function than expected with normal ageing but not to the level of cognitive loss in dementia. …

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