Religion and depression in later life

A.W. Braam, A.T.F. Beekman, W. van Tilburg

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    The recent increase in number of psychiatric epidemiological studies on the role of religion in late life depression suggests that its scientifical and clinical relevance is being re-evaluated. Most studies show that following religion is negatively associated with depression in later life, and represents an important source of coping for those in poor physical health.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)471-475
    JournalCurrent Opinion in Psychiatry
    Publication statusPublished - 1999


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