Journal of Aging and Geriatric Psychiatry

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Mini Review - Journal of Aging and Geriatric Psychiatry (2022) Volume 6, Issue 6

Epidemiology, Causes and symptoms of depression among geriatrics

 Generally, bipolar disorder should be diagnosed before the age of 60. However, 50, 55 or 65 is the maximum age accepted by some institutions. Patients over the age of 50 should be included in the study of bipolar disorder in adults, according to the Gerontologists of the International Bipolar Society. Older people with early mood disorders and those with late mood disorders may have senile bipolar disorder. Instead of "bipolar disorder of the elderly", the International Bipolar Society Task Force calls it "bipolar disorder of the elderly.

Author(s): Davide Sompa*

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