Managing Depression in Older Adults

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Depression is a common mental health problem in older adults, significantly impacting well-being and quality of life. Age-related changes such as loss, illness, and increased awareness of mortality can be contributors to depression, but it is not a normal condition of aging. Depression may lead people to self-medicate, turning to alcohol or other drugs, and can also lead to suicide or thoughts of suicide. This course will teach you about depression and how to detect and treat it in older adults using currently accepted best practices.

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Course Description

Depression is a common mental health problem in older adults, significantly impacting well-being and quality of life. Age-related changes such as loss, illness, and increased awareness of mortality can be contributors to depression, but it is not a normal condition of aging. Depression may lead people to self-medicate, turning to alcohol or other drugs, and can also lead to suicide or thoughts of suicide. This course will teach you about depression and how to detect and treat it in older adults using currently accepted best practices.

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