Depression severity, care among older adults from different racial/ethnic groups

What The Study Did: Racial and ethnic differences appear to exist in depression severity and care in this observational study of older adults who participated in a randomized clinical trial of cancer and cardiovascular disease prevention.

Authors: Olivia I. Okereke, M.D., S.M., of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, is the corresponding author.

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(10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.1606)

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