Depression in Older Adults
, Book Report/Review
...Older Adults In the book "Guidelines on Depression in Older People: Practicing the Evidence", Baldwin, Chiu, Katona, and Graham seek to bridge the gap between the available knowledge on the prevention and/or treatment of depression in older adults (Baldwin, Chiu, Katona, & Graham, 2002). They found that the primary issue that stands in the way of getting effective treatment to seniors with depression is poor assessment during primary care visits (Baldwin, Chiu, Katona, & Graham, 2002), and as much as 10% of the population of older adults with depression are diagnosed (Ellison & Verma, 2003). Taking this finding into consideration, offering mental health practitioners strategies on how... Depression in...