Year: 1993 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.150, no.2, (February 1993), p.351-353 SIEC No: 19930323

This article contains 2 Letters to the Editor in response to an article by Drs. Emery & Oxman, & a reply by these authors. The Paquette Letter comments on the proposed continuity concept (dementia & depression stand at both ends of a spectrum) & notes that while the approach has theoretical & clinical utility, it is unpractical for instrumental purposes. The letter by Mulsant & Reynolds comments on the referenced prevalence of major depression in late life, & notes several other recent studies.