Depression in Elderly People - pocketbook: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Depression in Elderly People - pocketbook

1st Edition

By Robert Howard, Simon Lovestone

CRC Press

80 pages

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Paperback: 9781853172458
pub: 1996-01-01

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This book provides information about depression in the elderly to the staff in outpatient services and gives valuable advice for identification, diagnosis and treatment of the disorder. It is useful for general practitioners and other workers in the front line of medical care.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Epidemiology and classification of depression 3. Aetiology 4. Clinical presentation of depression in the elderly 5. Assessment of the depressed patient 6. Prognosis 7. Physical treatments for depression 8. Psychological treatments for depression 9. The role of the multidisciplinary team 10. Bibliography

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Geriatrics
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General