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Depression in Old Age

Depression in Old Age

Cornelius Katona

ISBN: 978-0-471-94308-2

Sep 1994

160 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$360.00

Description

Eliminates several misconceptions about depression in the elderly--namely: that it is an inevitable consequence of aging and that the hazards involved in its treatment outweigh those of the condition itself. Condenses the latest research information available on depression in old age, identifying some of the questions as yet unanswered and summarizing the answers already known.
Clinical Features of Depression in Old Age.

The Measurement of Depression in Old Age.

The Epidemiology of Depression in Old Age.

The Aetiology of Depression in Old Age.

Depression and Physical Illness in Old Age.

Suicide and Attempted Suicide in Old Age.

The Management of Depression in Old Age.

The Prognosis of Depression in Old Age.

Future Directions.

Index.