Hong Kong Med J 2010;16(Suppl 3):S17-9
Genitourinary problems and mood disorders in elderly Chinese men in Hong Kong: an epidemiological cohort study
SYS Wong, J Woo, PC Leung
Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
1. Genitourinary symptoms are prevalent in elderly men. They are associated with reduced quality of life and an increased risk of clinically relevant depressive symptoms.
2. Screening of genitourinary health in elderly men may help identify those who may benefit from psychological or medical treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms, sexual dysfunction and depression.