Mind your health – Anxiety and Depression in the Elderly
The WHO defines health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well- being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
This accredited CME session provides an overview of the mental well-being of the elderly focusing mainly on Anxiety and Depression conditions, their presentation, treatment and general impact on the elderly population in society.
- appreciate the salient features how depression and anxiety disorders present in later life
- be confident in their assessment of mood and anxiety symptoms in older patients
- be able to consider a safe differential diagnosis relevant to the older patient develop a patient-centred approach to the management of mood and anxiety symptoms in older adults.
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