• Depression in Elderly
    ndividual Paper Based on Group Presentation – Depression in Elderly Introduction Depression is one of the most common psychological problems which occur in persons of all genders, ages, and backgrounds. It is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that affect a person's thoughts...
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  • Depression
    Elderly Depression in a Geriatric Hospital: Introduction The population is turning slowly into a graying one. In the Philippines, the elderly population (those aged 60 years old and above) comprises 7% of the total population in 2012 which was higher than previous years (National Statistics...
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  • Exercise to Live
    Exercise to Live The suicide rate among persons aged 80-84 years is over two times that of the general population (“Depression in the Elderly”). These suicidal thoughts or actions are one of the many depressive symptoms in old age. These symptoms of depression in old age can be lessened by...
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  • Elderly Depression
    This study seeks to analyze and examine the effect of living conditions on elderly depression. The main goal of this study is to survey a randomly selected sample of the elderly population and investigate the rate of depression within the population using a depression scale. From there, I plan to...
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  • Go Hard
    condition regarding depression? 5. Is there a difference between elderly individuals with normal health condition or a chronic health condition regarding worry? 6. Is there a difference between elderly individuals with normal health condition or a chronic health condition regarding support for PAS? 7...
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  • Depression in the Elderly
    Depression in the Elderly Depression later in life frequently coexists with other medical illnesses and disabilities. In addition, advancing age is often accompanied by loss of key social support systems due to the death of a spouse or siblings, retirement, and/or relocation of residence...
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  • Depression
    Late-life depression is emerging to be a major concern as the elderly population continues to rise. Presently, guidelines for treating late-life depression gives precedence to pharmacological intervention, however this paper shall provide support for psychological or psychosocial interventions...
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  • Serotonin and Depression in Adults over 65 Years
    Serotonin and depression in adults Student’s name Course Institution Date Identify the health, needs related to risk for depression in adults age 65 and elderly due to low levels of serotonin. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that aids in transmitting signals in the brain. Its...
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  • Depression in the Elderly
    Depression in the Elderly Introduction Depression affects millions of Americans every year, in all age groups, in both genders; there are a variety of predisposed factors for depression. Depression appears to run in some families, so it may have a genetic basis, but that genetic basis is...
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  • Letting Nature Nurture Your Soul
    notably seen in the elderly age group. There a multitude a factors that increase the risk of depression in the elderly and one of those factors being a lack of spirituality (Achenbaum, 2001). For the elderly spirituality can enhance life by creating happiness and reducing factors caused by depression...
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  • Depression Elder
    diagnosed with depression only one of the six is properly treated (Quinn, 2000). Depression is more common in elderly than is often recognized. It is more than feeling blue, sad or down in the dumps once in a while. It is a “strong mood involving sadness, discouragement, despair, or hopelessness that...
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  • Gerontology Research paper
    the time of their demise. 80% of all elderly victims of suicide have seen a primary care physician within six months of their suicide. Why is it that the suicide rates for older adults are much higher than every other age group? Depression is a key factor for the rates of suicide in the elderly...
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  • Nursing Adults with Depression
    It is a misconception that having depression as an elderly adult that live in nursing home is normal. Some would argue otherwise. “Depression affects an estimated of 15% to 19% of Americans ages 65 and older living in a variety of settings, yet the illness often goes unrecognized and unthreatened...
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  • Depression and Life Satisfaction
    ’ characteristics. Keywords: depression, life satisfaction, older adults Effect of Depression on Life Satisfaction for Elderly Population People who are suffering from depression tend to have a negative view of life. Consequently, they generally have lower level of life...
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  • Television Viewing and Internet Use Habits Among the Elderly Living Alone
    these coping mechanisms in turn causes a greater amount of depression among this population. Elderly people living alone watch more television and use the internet more to manage their loneliness, causing a disproportionate level of depression. Precious researchers have found that living alone is...
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  • Depression Inventory for the Elderly (Die)
    Depression Inventory for the Elderly (DIE) Depression is one of the most recurrently investigated psychological disorders within the area of medical R&D (Montorio & Izal, 1996). A number of exhaustive researches have been carried out to study its symptoms and impacts on different patients...
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  • Depression Among the Elderly
    Depression Among the Elderly Though depression and anxiety are common throughout the life cycle; depression and older age have commonly been associated with one another (Mulsant, 1998). Unfortunately, many elderly people are not satisfied and look at this stage as depressing. After years of...
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  • Ministry to the elderly
    the problems faced by the elderly people, the depressions and loneliness they undergo and to minister to them. I. Problems Faced by the Elderly Some of the problems faced by the Elderly people are: I.1 Health Problems Elderly people have limited regenerative abilities and are more prone to...
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  • Role of Ayurveda in Mental Health
    Brahmi: an Alternative therapy for Depression in elderly women (Aged 60+yrs) Prof Pallavi Mehta, Ms Tejal Vasavda and Ms Arpita Shah Department of Foods and Nutrition Faculty of Home Science The M. S. University of Baroda Vadodara INTRODUCTION Ageing can be...
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  • Dysthymia and the Elderly
    “Recognition and Treatment of Dysthymia in Elderly Patients,” authors Bellino, S., Bogetto, F., Vaschetto, P., Ziero, S., & Ravizza, L. observe that both major depression and dysthymia are less prevalent in elderly populations than in young adults. However, the mild to moderate syndromes are more...
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