Depressed Older Adults: Education and Screening by Jacqueline Berman, Lisa M. Furst

By Jacqueline Berman, Lisa M. Furst

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Late lifestyles melancholy has turn into more and more generic between older adults. This e-book offers instructions to aid let getting older and social provider courses to set up a psychological well-being schooling and screening software thinking about late-life melancholy. This 2-time award-winning version awarded during this publication deals a pragmatic and culturally-sensitiveapproach to psychological well-being schooling which might be tailored by means of carrier courses trying to determine medical melancholy between their older grownup clientele.

Additionally, this software deals execs serving older adults a chance to extend their wisdom approximately medical melancholy between older adults; enhance the talents essential to establish the indicators of medical melancholy and suicidal ideation; and create long-standing, collaborative relationships around the specialist disciplines of getting older, social providers, clinical and psychological wellbeing and fitness services.

Older adults who perform this application are capable to:

  • increase their know-how of the function of psychological well-being of their total caliber of life
  • identify either long-standing and newly emergent signs of scientific melancholy, a significant psychological well-being condition
  • connect to therapy services inside their very own communities

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Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, 19(4), 663–696. Hybels, C. , Blazer, D. , & Pieper, C. F. (2001). Toward a threshold for subthreshold depression: An analysis of correlates of depression by severity of symptoms using data from an elderly community sample. Gerontologist, 41(3), 357–365. 22 Depressed Older Adults: Education and Screening Jeste, D. , Blazer, D. , & First, M. (2005). Aging-related diagnostic variations: Need for diagnostic criteria appropriate for elderly psychiatric patients. Biological Psychiatry, 58(4), 265–271.

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Hybels, C. , & Blazer, D. G. (2003). Epidemiology of late life mental disorders. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, 19(4), 663–696. Hybels, C. , Blazer, D. , & Pieper, C. F. (2001). Toward a threshold for subthreshold depression: An analysis of correlates of depression by severity of symptoms using data from an elderly community sample. Gerontologist, 41(3), 357–365. 22 Depressed Older Adults: Education and Screening Jeste, D. , Blazer, D. , & First, M. (2005). Aging-related diagnostic variations: Need for diagnostic criteria appropriate for elderly psychiatric patients.

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