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By James M. Ellison, Helen H. Kyomen, Sumer Verma

Mood issues in Later existence examines the spectrum of temper problems in older adults, concentrating on significant and nonmajor depressive problems, bipolar sickness (manic and depressive phases), melancholy with psychotic beneficial properties, and vascular melancholy. extensive discussions of prognosis and treatments together with psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and ECT might help clinicians increase remedy results of their aged patients.

This moment variation, an replace and growth of the 2003 melancholy in Later existence, contains many extra themes together with dialogue of the epidemiology of overdue existence temper issues, the analysis and remedy of past due existence bipolar illness, use of non-ECT neurotherapeutic techniques, and the significance of open entry to the total variety of treatments.

This accomplished, single-source reference is perfect for all psychiatrists, neurologists, and first care physicians and complicated perform nurses treating older adults.

Additional themes include:

  • overcoming obstacles to treatment
  • cross-cultural issues
  • the neurobiology of past due existence temper disorders
  • medical comorbidity
  • drug interactions
  • prevention of later existence suicide
  • maintenance therapies

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