Abebaw Mengistu Yohannes, PhD

Community Memorial Hospital

Articles

Medical Comorbidities in Late-Life Depression

December 01, 2008

Late-life depression is both underrecognized and undertreated, and the impact of medical comorbidity may mask depressive symptoms. Depression further complicates the prognosis of medical illness by increasing physical disability and decreasing motivation and adherence to prescribed medications and/or exercise or rehabilitation programs