Antidepressant use in older people is related to increased risk of dementia in primary care patients

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Takeaway
  • Users of SSRIs and non-SSRI antidepressants have higher risk of incident dementia than non-users with or without depression in a primary care population ≥60 years of age.

Study Design
  • 3688 patients enrolled in a depression screening study in primary care clinics were evaluated for inci...