Tagged: Major depressive episode

Depression and Dementia

It is currently estimated that worldwide approximately 29 million adults suffer from dementia with 4.6 million new cases occurring every year (Ferri et al. 2005). Projections indicate that by the year 2040 this estimate...

Aspects in Neuropsychology: Depression and Dementia

A complex association exists between late-life depression, cerebrovascular disease, and poor cognitive outcome, including progressive dementia and especially Alzheimer’ s disease. While neuroimaging evidence suggests that cerebrovascular disease plays a prominent role in causing...