volume 80, issue 1, P197-207 2021
DOI: 10.3233/jad-200994
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Jaehyun Kim, Tae Hyon Ha, Kiwon Kim, Eun-Mi Lee, Hyekyeong Kim, Doh Kwan Kim, Hong-Hee Won, Matthew Lewis, Hyewon Lee, Woojae Myung

Abstract: Background: While atypical antipsychotic medications are widely used for treating depressive disorders, their long-term effects on the risk of subsequent dementia have not been studied adequately. Objective: To investigate whether the risk of dementia differs according to the use of atypical antipsychotic drugs, and compare the effects of antipsychotic agents on dementia risk in individuals with late-life depressive disorders. Methods: A nationwide population-based retrospective cohort study was conducted usin…

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