JCP Weekly November 13, 2018

Original Research

Depression, Cognition, and Functional Impairment

Depression is strongly associated with functional impairment. Some hypothesize that cognitive dysfunction, which is also often associated with depression, might mediate the impact of depression on functioning. This study investigated the possible associations between depression and cognitive function and later-life functioning—read this article to learn more.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.17m12003 | Posted: 11/13/2018

Original Research

Impact of Frailty on Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and Caregiver Burden

Frailty is associated with negative health outcomes in dementia patients, but could it also predict more psychological symptoms and greater caregiver burden? This study of 1,193 Alzheimer’s disease patients examines the links.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.17m11991 | Posted: 11/13/2018

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