Epidemioloqical research of dementia and depression in the elderly
Grant-in-Aid for General Scientific Research (C)
|Allocation Type||Single-year Grants|
|Research Institution||Dokkyo University School of Medicine|
OHMORI Kenichi Dokkyo University School of Medicine ,associate professor, 医学部, 助教授 (00049165)
ASAHI Kimihiko Dokkyo University School of Medicine ,assistant, 医学部, 助手 (20231897)
SHIMIZU Teruhiko Dokkyo University School of Medicine ,assistant, 医学部, 助手 (70235654)
KOMAHASHI Toru Dokkyo University School of Medicine ,assistant, 医学部, 助手 (40215398)
NAKANO Takashi Dokkyo University School of Medicine ,lecturer, 医学部, 講師 (20095037)
MIYASAKA Matsue Dokkyo University School of Medicine ,professor, 医学部, 教授 (40049135)
松村 茂 獨協医科大学, 医学部・精神神経科, 助手 (90219478)
黒田 仁一 獨協医科大学, 医学部・精神神経科, 助手 (70153418)
|Project Period (FY)
1990 – 1991
Completed(Fiscal Year 1991)
|Budget Amount *help
¥1,300,000 (Direct Cost : ¥1,300,000)
Fiscal Year 1991 : ¥600,000 (Direct Cost : ¥600,000)
Fiscal Year 1990 : ¥700,000 (Direct Cost : ¥700,000)
|Keywords||Epidemiology / The aged / Senile dementia / Senile depression / Complication of depression and dementia|
We surveyed the mental state of all the aged (65*) in Ohira town and the results were as follows.
( 1 ) first research
1.The aged 65 years and over at 62.7% had physical diseases. A hypertension was the most frequent. The cerebral apoplexy was 5.1% of all.
2.The aged who could not get up all day long was about 5% of all.
3.The aged who had psychiatric symptoms or troublesome behaviors was 23.8% of all.
4.The grade of depressive state measured by SDS was, mild 16.6%, moderate 6.3%, severe 1.7%. And older persons took higher score of SDS.
( 2 ) second research
1.The prevalence rate of major depression according to DSMIII-R was 0.9%.
2.The prevalence rate of dementia according to DSMIII-R was 6.0%.
3.The types of dementia were undifferentiated 39.1%, vascular 38.3%, SDAT21.1%, others 1.5%.
4.Forty two point eight of the vascular dementia had depression. The SDAT and the undifferentiated dementia with depression were less.
( 3 ) follow-up study
1. In 165 persons who were diagnosed as dementia or depression in 1989 survey, 66 persons (40.0%) died until follow-up study, and so we surveyed 84 persons (50.9%) except persons who were in nursing home or hospital and rejected the research.
2.In 84 persons who were followed-up , there were 55 demented persons. Seventeen persons became severely and 3 persons became mildly in comparison with the state of 3 years ago.
3.In 84 persons who were followed up, there were 36 depressed persons. The depression continued in 11 persons, and 7 persons of them were diagnosed as dysthymia.
Research Products (11results)