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Prognosis and Treatment of Depression in the Elderly

Abstract: Is depression easily treated in older patients?

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Prognosis and Treatment of Depression in the Elderly

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Written by: , lecturer of Psychiatry in the University of Ioannina Medical School, Greece. Eva Gerasi, postgraduate student in the Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece.
First version: 22 Jul 2008.
Latest revision: 12 Jan 2009.

Is depression easily treated in older patients?

Answer:

Depression in elderly patients is more likely to be more severe and to respond to treatment less favourably. It is more often treated with physical methods such as drugs; and also, particularly when it is extremely severe, is causing delusions or is life-threatening, electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) is liable to provide a safe and rapidly effective treatment.
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