Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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What Causes Late-Life Depression? A Qualitative Study of Depressed Iranian Older People

Masoumeh Sadeghipour Roudsari 1 , Mahshid Foroughan 2 , * , Farahnaz Mohammadi Shahboulaghi 2 , Saharnaz Nedjat 3 and Majid Sadeghi 4
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1 University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Iranian Research Centre on Aging, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: September 2018, 12 (3); e63133
  • Published Online: August 1, 2018
  • Article Type: Original Article
  • Received: October 22, 2017
  • Revised: April 7, 2018
  • Accepted: April 26, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijpbs.63133

To Cite: Sadeghipour Roudsari M, Foroughan M , Mohammadi Shahboulaghi F, Nedjat S, Sadeghi M. What Causes Late-Life Depression? A Qualitative Study of Depressed Iranian Older People, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2018 ; 12(3):e63133. doi: 10.5812/ijpbs.63133.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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