1 edition of Depressive syndromes in the elderly found in the catalog.
Depressive syndromes in the elderly
by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health in [Washington, D.C.?
Written in English
|Contributions||Sunderland, Trey., National Institutes of Health (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||p. 567-576 ;|
|Number of Pages||576|
Jun 01, · Steffens DC, Skoog I, Norton MC, et al. Prevalence of Depression and Its Treatment in an Elderly Population: The Cache County Study. Arch Gen Psychiatry Prevalence of Depression and Its Treatment in an Elderly Population: The Cache County We grouped these various DSM-IV–like diagnoses under the rubrics of depressive syndromes or Cited by: Background: Previous estimates of the prevalence of geriatric depression have varied. There are few large population-based studies; most of these focused on individuals younger than 80 years. No US studies have been published since the advent of the newer antidepressant agents. Methods: In through , as part of a large population study, we examined the current and lifetime prevalence Cited by:
Discover librarian-selected research resources on Depression and the Elderly from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Medical evidence suggests that depressive states may be connected to deficiencies in the neurotransmitters norepinephrine and serotonin. Jul 01, · As part of a 5-year, prospective, epidemiological survey of normal and pathological ageing, this cross-sectional analysis examines the relationship between depressive symptomatology (CES-D) and cognitive functioning (MMS) in a community sample of non-institutionalized persons (age ≥ 65) living in Southwest cie-du-scenographe.com by:
Treating Depression in the Elderly. Depression in the elderly requires a special treatment plan. Learn about depression and aging and what depression treatment works best for seniors. Jun 14, · Depression In Elderly Slam 2. • Cerebrovascular disease may predispose or perpetuate some geriatric depressive syndromes. – Such patients seem more resistant to treatment. – Supported by comorbidity of depression and vascular risk factors and the association of ischemic lesions to distinctive behavioral symptoms.
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The symptoms of depression may surprise you. Read more and see if you or a loved one suffers with depression. Symptoms of Depression There are a lot of signs of depression, but you may not have.
Depression in the Elderly. Depression often occurs in elderly patients who suffer with other medical conditions and disabilities. Find out more about geriatric depression and the difference between depression and dementia here The essential feature of a major depressive episode is a period of at least two weeks when the person experiences.
Geriatric depression is a mental and emotional disorder affecting older adults. Feelings of sadness and occasional "blue”" moods are normal. However, lasting depression is not a typical part of Author: Brian Krans. Depression is a common syndrome that, along with the organic brain syndromes, is among the most prevalent of psychiatric disorders in late life and is undoubtedly the most treatable.
Depressive disorders with marked symptomatology are not more common among the elderly than among the young in. Cerebrovascular disease might predispose, precipitate, or perpetuate some late-life depressive syndromes, 62 This notion is based on the comorbidity of depressive syndromes with cerebrovascular lesions and cerebrovascular risk factors and on the fact that depression often develops after a stroke.
63 Elderly people with vascular depression Cited by: Depression—also called “clinical depression” or a “depressive disorder”—is a mood disorder that causes distressing symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working.
To be diagnosed with depression, symptoms must be present most of the day, nearly every day for at least 2 weeks. Depressive disorders are characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and worthlessness and a lack of desire to engage in formerly pleasurable activities.
Depression is not a passing blue mood. Oct 21, · Depression in elderlies is not known quite well and thus cannot be treated adequately. The fact that elderliness is accepted as a property of depressive symptoms both by the relatives of the patients and doctors is one of the factors which make it difficult to recognize cie-du-scenographe.com by: Perhaps the most widely disseminated in primary care settings is the Patient Heath Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) (22, 23), a valid and reliable screening tool for depressive syndromes among adults, including the elderly (24, 25).
Depressive disorders are common and disabling in the elderly. In a recent work, Byers and colleagues found that the prevalence of major depression and dysthymia in older adults was 4 % and %, respectively.
However, the prevalence of subsyndromal depression is higher and may reach up to 40 % of community-dwelling elderly subjects [2, 3].Cited by: depressive disorders is approximately 2% for men and 5% for women, among adults aged over 65 years, living in the community in New Zealand.2 Older people in residential care are at significantly higher risk of depression.
One study in low-dependency care facilities in Australia reported a prevalence of depression of 18%, with only half of these. May 17, · Common geriatric syndromes include falls, cognitive syndromes and delirium, depression, and polypharmacy. In the oncology setting, the presence of geriatric syndromes is relevant; falls and cognitive problems have been shown to be predictive of chemotherapy toxicity and overall cie-du-scenographe.com by: 2.
Major depressive disorder (MDD), also known simply as depression, is a mental disorder characterized by at least two weeks of low mood that is present across most situations.
It is often accompanied by low self-esteem, loss of interest in normally enjoyable activities, low energy, and pain without a clear cie-du-scenographe.com: Genetic, environmental, and psychological factors.
Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity. It can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, motivation, feelings, and sense of cie-du-scenographe.com may feature sadness, difficulty in thinking and concentration and a significant increase or decrease in appetite and time spent cie-du-scenographe.comlty: Psychiatry.
Book Title. Depressive Disorders, Volume 1, Second Edition. Additional Information. How to Cite. Editor Information. Suggested Priorities for Research into Depressive Disorders in the Elderly. Authored by Peter W. Burvill. Comorbidity of Depression in Older People.
Authored by Cornelius Katona. This paper provides an overview of the literature on depression in the elderly, and draws the attention of the readers to some, but not all, important issues related to this condition, which is still awaiting further exploration in its clinical presentation, epidemiology, treatment and prognosis.
Other Depressive Syndromes Vascular Depression-post stroke depression rates 30% -apathy, poor insight, decreased agitation, increased New research on anxiety disorders in the elderly and an update on evidence-based treatments.
Curr Psychiatry Rep. ; Evaluation Thorough history of the problem, including collateral. Treatment with antidepressants is well tolerated by elderly people and is, overall, as effective as in young adults.
Evidence-based guidelines for prevention of new episodes of depression are available as are care-delivery systems that increase the likelihood of diagnosis, and improve the. Symptoms of depression in men. Different people experience different symptoms of depression, and symptoms for men can differ from symptoms for women.
Men or more likely to feel very tired and irritable, lose interest in work, family, and/or hobbies, and have difficulty sleeping. Men are likely to exhibit some of the following symptoms of. In book: Depressive Disorders, Third Edition, pp - Patients with depressive syndromes associated with dysthymia, personality disorder, or comorbid anxiety/depression respond poorly to.In the Kungsholmen project, a longitudinal study of a total population, samples of non-demented and demented elderly persons with a depressive disorder were followed over 3 years.“In 20 very substantive chapters written by 26 outstanding authors, this volume spans three general areas: theories of depression, symptomatology of the depressive syndrome, and clinical treatments for affective disorders.
Each section is highly informative and broadly representative of the field. Behavioral, cognitive, psychoanalytic, interpersonal, biological, and genetic perspectives are.