Depression and Older Adults Depression is more than just feeling sad or blue. It is a common but serious mood disorder that needs treatment. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and . Feb 15, · Roughly one quarter of all adults with ADHD also experience symptoms of depression, which include feelings of sadness that last most of the day, stretch into weeks, and interfere with daily life.
Results: Approximately % (95% CI, ) of adults screened positive for depression, of which % received any depression treatment. Conversely, among all adults treated for depression, Cited by: NIMH» Older Adults and Depression.