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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Antidepressants for depressed elderly

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2006
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (91st percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (59th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
policy
1 policy source
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

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223 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
245 Mendeley
Title
Antidepressants for depressed elderly
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2006
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd003491.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Patricia G Mottram, Kenneth Wilson, Judith J Strobl

Abstract

Depression is a relatively common experience in older adults. The syndrome is associated with considerable distress, morbidity and service commitment. Approximately two thirds of patients presenting with severe forms will respond to antidepressant treatment and the last twenty years has witnessed a great increase in the number of these drugs. Older, frail people are particularly vulnerable to side effects.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 245 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 2%
Canada 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Russia 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Unknown 236 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 37 15%
Student > Bachelor 34 14%
Student > Master 25 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 9%
Student > Postgraduate 18 7%
Other 50 20%
Unknown 60 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 95 39%
Psychology 31 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 11 4%
Social Sciences 8 3%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 8 3%
Other 27 11%
Unknown 65 27%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 15. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 February 2020.
All research outputs
#1,629,964
of 18,083,481 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,966
of 11,818 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#21,580
of 265,021 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#196
of 487 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 18,083,481 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 90th percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 11,818 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 25.5. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 66% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 265,021 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 91% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 487 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 59% of its contemporaries.