Depression in Later Life

Paperback | April 27, 2014

byRobert C. Baldwin

not yet rated|write a review
Depression affects between 10-15% of older people, making it the most frequently encountered mental health condition in later life. Despite this, the condition is easily missed in clinical practice or not adequately treated. Part of the Oxford Psychiatry Library, this second edition ofDepression in Later Life highlights areas of depression which are of special relevance to later life, how to diagnose depression in an older person, the overlap with dementia and various other physical illnesses, and important pharmacological and psychological considerations. All chapters have beenupdated with new data where relevant, and case vignettes are included to ensure the book is relatable and easy to read.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$37.95

Ships within 1-3 weeks
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

Depression affects between 10-15% of older people, making it the most frequently encountered mental health condition in later life. Despite this, the condition is easily missed in clinical practice or not adequately treated. Part of the Oxford Psychiatry Library, this second edition ofDepression in Later Life highlights areas of depres...

Robert Baldwin has been a Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry at Manchester Royal Infirmary since 1985 and Honorary Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Manchester since 2000. His main research interest is mood disorders in later life, on which he has published widely.

other books by Robert C. Baldwin

Landscape-scale Conservation Planning
Landscape-scale Conservation Planning

Kobo ebook|Sep 21 2010

$202.79 online$263.30list price(save 22%)
Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.68 inPublished:April 27, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019967163X

ISBN - 13:9780199671632

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Depression in Later Life

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Classification and epidemiology3. Clinical Features4. Self harm and suicide5. Aetiology6. Medical co-morbidity and depression in late life7. Assessment and management8. Depression in primary care9. Prognosis10. Prevention11. Resources