Depression in the Elderly


Depression in the Elderly – Depression is not a side effect of aging. Dr. Stephen Hall, Clinical Professor of psychiatry at UCSF, explores the evaluation and treatment of depressive disorders in the elderly. Series: UCSF Mini Medical School for the Public [1/2010] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 17622]


Stroke study into antidepressants

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Professor Gillian Mead, professor of stroke and elderly care medicine at the university, said: "Antidepressants have been successfully used for many years to relieve depression. However, it now appears that they also have effects on the brain that may …
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Mental disorders: Breaking the deafening silence

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When the Parliamentary Secretary for the Elderly and Community Care, Mario Galea, started experiencing the signs and symptoms of depression he wondered whether he should simply seek mental health care without talking about it and showing people that …
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