Later-Life Depression and Heart Failure

Susan M. Maixner, Laura Struble, Mary Blazek, Helen C. Kales

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Using a case history to illustrate key points, this article (1) highlights depression criteria, prevalence, and later-life depression presentations; (2) discusses factors contributing to later-life depression; (3) reviews the interplay between heart failure and later-life depression; and (4) suggests screening and treatment recommendations for depression in patients with heart failure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)47-58
Number of pages12
JournalHeart Failure Clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Aged
  • Comorbidity
  • Mood disorders

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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