Depression and Suicide in Older Adults Resource Guide

  title={Depression and Suicide in Older Adults Resource Guide},
  author={Forrest R Scogin},
Depression and suicide are significant public health issues for older adults. Depression is one of the most common mental disorders experienced by elders, but fortunately is treatable by a variety of means. Current cohorts of older adults in the United States evidence lower rates of major depression than younger cohorts, but experience minor depression or significant subsnydromal depressive symptoms at rates equal to or greater than younger groups. Adults soon to enter later adulthood, most… CONTINUE READING

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