ERIC Number: EJ379604
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Depression, Dementia, and Social Supports.
Esser, Sally R.; Vitaliano, Peter P.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v26 n4 p289-301 1988
Reviews recent literature on the relationships among dementia, depression, and social support, emphasizing the diagnostic differentiation of dementia and depression, and the role of these three entities in elderly with cognitive impairment. Discusses dementia-like symptoms arising in depression and the coexistence of dementia and depression. Discusses research needs. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A