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April 17, 2019

How Do Multiple Symptoms Really Affect Older Adults?

JAMA. 2019;321(17):1655-1656. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.1470

Among older patients, multiple symptoms are common and they may give rise to or worsen others. For example, some studies show that insomnia increases the likelihood of developing depression. But how do co-occurring symptoms affect older adults’ functional abilities? A recent analysis in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has some answers.