Table 2

Search strategies for each database

DatabasesGeneral search strategy
PubMed
Web of Science
Scopus
LILACS
SciELO Cochrane
((Elder* OR “aged people” OR “older adults”) AND (“depressive symptoms” OR “Clinically Significant Depressive Symptoms” OR “depression” OR “major depressive episode” OR “unipolar depression”) AND (“longitudinal study” OR “cohort” OR “prevalence study” OR “incidence study”))