Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and it is a major contributor to the global burden of disease (World Health Organization, 2012). It is known that late-life depressions are common, underdiagnosed, and inadequately treated (Alexopoulos, 2005; Djernes, 2006; Petersson et al., 2014). Depression can worsen the outcomes of many other medical illnesses and can increase mortality (Alexopoulos, 2005)…
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