Olivia I. Okereke, "Prevention of Late-Life Depression: Current Clinical Challenges and Priorities"
English | 2015 | ISBN-10: 3319160443 | 191 pages | pdf | 3 MB
This book illustrates the imperative for late-life depression prevention. It introduces a broad range of approaches to prevention, and provides detailed examples of clinical and research applications of late-life depression prevention - all with consideration of medical and scientific, social, economic and global health perspectives. Current guidelines and tools for assessing depressive disorders among older adults are discussed, with a view toward applications for prevention. Written by experts in the field, this text also considers policy and economic implications for preventing late-life depression, such as the many complicating conditions - such as diabetes, hypertension or heart disease - that may co-occur with depression among older adults and that may incur higher total healthcare costs.is an important new volume that will be useful to all providers that are concerned with the mental health of our rapidly expanding aged population.
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