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The major risk factor for depression in the Chinese middle-aged and elderly population: A cross-sectional study.


Ni X, Su H, Lv Y, Li R, Chen C, Zhang D, Chen Q, Zhang S, Yang Z, Sun L, Zhou Q, Zhu X, Gao D, Fang S, Hu C, Pang G, Yuan H
Front Psychiatry. 2022; 13:986389.
PMID: 36440394.


The number of patients suffering from depression is continuously increasing in China. Demographic characteristics, physical health levels, and individual lifestyles/healthy behaviors are associated with the severity of depression. However, the major risk factor for depression remains unclear.