Perspective - Journal of Aging and Geriatric Psychiatry (2023) Volume 7, Issue 1
Clinical depression in geriatrics and its treatment with electroconvulsive remedy.
Clinical depression in aged people is common. That does not mean it's normal. Late- life depression affects about 6 million Americans periods 65 and aged. But only 10 progeny treatment. The likely reason is that aged people frequently display symptoms of depression else. Depression in aged people is also constantly confused with the goods of multiple ails and the drugs used to treat them. Depression in aged grown-ups is tied to an advanced threat of cardiac conditions and of death from illness. At the same time, depression reduces an aged person's capability to rehabilitate. Depression also has been linked with increased threat of death after a heart attack. For that reason, it’s important to make sure that an aged grown-up you're concerned about is estimated and treated, indeed if the depression is mild.
Author(s): Guralnik Ylli *