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Prevention of Depression in Later Life

Aartjan T. F. Beekman, Pim Cuijpers and Filip Smit.

in Late-Life Mood Disorders

February 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Old Age Psychiatry; Neurology. 5839 words.

This chapter focuses on the prevention of depression among older people. During the past decades the groundwork has been done to facilitate effective prevention of prevention at all ages....

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Psychoneuroimmunology of Depressive Disorders

Michael R. Irwin.

in Late-Life Mood Disorders

February 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Old Age Psychiatry; Neurology. 9286 words.

Many exciting developments have occurred regarding the relationship between depression and the immune system, putting the field of psychoneuroimmunology into a clinical context with...

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Psychotherapy

Patricia A. Areán.

in Late-Life Mood Disorders

February 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Old Age Psychiatry; Neurology. 10491 words.

The focus of this chapter is on psychotherapy for late-life mood disorders. The reader will be introduced to the evidence-base for psychotherapy in late-life depression (LLD), and the...

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Public Health Burden of Late-Life Mood Disorders

Mijung Park and Jürgen Unützer.

in Late-Life Mood Disorders

February 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Old Age Psychiatry; Neurology. 12538 words.

This chapter reviews the public health burden associated with late-life mood disorders. Mood disorders cause substantial distress for affected individuals, their families, and larger...

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Research Priorities in Late-Life Mood Disorders

Briony Dow, Xiaoping Lin, Jean Tinney, Betty Harambous and David Ames.

in Late-Life Mood Disorders

February 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Old Age Psychiatry; Neurology. 9676 words.

This chapter presents a summary of research priorities for international researchers in the area of late-life mood disorders. After a brief discussion on important issues that underlie...

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The Social Determinants of Depression in Older Adulthood

Stephen E. Gilman, Hannah Carliner and Alex Cohen.

in Late-Life Mood Disorders

February 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Old Age Psychiatry; Neurology. 8409 words.

There is longstanding evidence of the impact of social and environmental factors on the development of persistence of depression. This chapter reviews the current evidence on the social...

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Structural Neuroimaging in Late-Life Mood Disorders

Sean J. Colloby and John T. O’Brien.

in Late-Life Mood Disorders

February 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Old Age Psychiatry; Neurology. 8180 words.

Affective disorder research has mainly focused on studying many of the structures implicated within the limbic–cortical–striatal–pallidal–thalamic circuit. This chapter concentrates on...

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Substance Abuse Comorbidity

David W. Oslin and Amy Helstrom.

in Late-Life Mood Disorders

February 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Old Age Psychiatry; Neurology. 8719 words.

While rates of alcohol and illicit drug use begin to decline with age, individuals who abuse alcohol and other substances in late life may be at increased risk of a number of negative...

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Use of Adjunctive Therapy in Older Depressed Adults Who are Resistant to Antidepressant Treatment

J. Craig Nelson.

in Late-Life Mood Disorders

February 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Old Age Psychiatry; Neurology. 17973 words.

While antidepressants are effective in late-life depression, similar to younger patients, a minority of older adults achieve remission with initial treatment. In the ten placebo-controlled...

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