Early-onset and late-onset depression in older adults: psychological perspectives
Boyd, Jemma, McKiernan, Fionnuala and Waller, Glen (2000) Early-onset and late-onset depression in older adults: psychological perspectives. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 10, (2), 149-159. (doi:10.1017/S0959259800000265).
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Depression is the most common mental health problem in old age, presenting a significant challenge to mental health services for older adults. The high chronicity, relapse and mortality rates associated with late-life depression suggest that existing treatments for late-life depression are insufficient. Therefore, current theoretical understandings may require further development. Given the growing population of older adults, the need to improve our understanding of late-life depression is increasingly urgent.
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||doi:10.1017/S0959259800000265|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Psychology > Superseded - please use new divisions
|Date Deposited:||16 Jan 2006|
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2016 11:34|
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