Affective disorders in the elderly
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Published by Churchill Livingstone in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Elaine Murphy.
ContributionsMurphy, Elaine.
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Open LibraryOL14428232M

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Abstract. Depression is a common and potentially life-threatening disorder with a community prevalence as high as 13% (Gurland ). As many as 20%% of elderly patients with concurrent medical illness are depressed (Anonymous ; Moffie and Paykel ), and those over age 65 account for about 11% of the United States population but commit about 25% of Author: M. A. Jenike. Treatment of affective disorders in the elderly. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Treatment of affective disorders in the elderly. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Geriatric affective disorders constitute a major clinical and public health problem. This article reviews clinical data and research in this area. Epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, course of illness, biologic markers and pathophysiology are discussed and suggestions for the future course of research are made. Objectives Affective disorders are among the most prevalent disorders in the elderly. The present study aims to examine the sociodemographic and clinical correlates of major depressive disorder (MDD) and dysthymia in different European and Associated countries using standardized interview techniques. Furthermore, service utilization for the elderly with Cited by: 1.

  For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts. Username *. Password *Author: D.J. Jolley, S. Lennon. cognitive and affective disorders in the elderly: a neuroendocrine study. author links open overlay panel e. ferrari m. mirani l. barili f. falvo s.b. solerte l. cravello l. pini f. magriCited by:   OBJECTIVES: Affective disorders are among the most prevalent disorders in the elderly. The present study aims to examine the sociodemographic and clinical correlates of major depressive disorder (MDD) and dysthymia in different European and Associated countries using standardized interview by: 1.   Introduction. Mood disorders are frequent in old age and their prevalence is increasing with population aging. 1 Because of its severe consequences, late-life mood disorders may be regarded as an important public health problem. Depression and bipolar disorder (BD) in the elderly are associated with medical comorbidities and cognitive decline, in addition to Cited by:

Mood disorders in the elderly are common, underdiagnosed, and inadequately treated. Older adults suffer from a spectrum of depressive disorders that . Affective disorders are a type of psychiatric disorder, or mood disorder, with a broad range of symptoms. The two main types are depression and bipolar disorder. Treatment of Affective Disorders in the Elderly. 84 pages. $ The Elderly Mentally Ill. Hospital and Community Psychiatry Service. 56 pages. $ MHC is grateful for this information provided by the APA. E-Mail This Article. Mood & Affective Disorders: Books. 1 - 20 of results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! Quickview. The Collected Schizophrenias. by Esmé Weijun Wang. Paperback $ $ Current price is .