Increased risk of developing dementia in patients with major affective disorders compared to patients with other medical illnesses
Journal of Affective Disorders, pp. 261-269, 2003.
Affective disorderDepressionBipolar disorderDementiaAlzheimer’s disease
Background: The association between affective disorder and subsequent dementia is unclear. Our aim was to investigate whether patients with unipolar or bipolar affective disorder have an increased risk of developing dementia compared to patients with other chronic illnesses. Method: By linkage of the psychiatric and somatic nation-wide re...More
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