There's a link between depression and rapid cognitive decline - The Week

July 31, 2014 11:17 AM

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A new study found that older adults with dementia and depression are more likely to have a faster cognitive decline.

"Later life dementia is a very complex disorder and there are many factors that contribute to it, and depression is one of those factors," Robert S. Wilson with the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center in Chicago told Reuters. Researchers studied more than 1,700 people over the age of 50 for eight years....

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