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1st Edition

Depression in Elderly People - pocketbook

ISBN 9781853172458
Published January 1, 1996 by CRC Press
80 Pages

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Book Description

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

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