Chapter 16. Depression in Later Life

  1. Rebecca Neno,
  2. Barry Aveyard and
  3. Hazel Heath
  1. Jill Manthorpe and
  2. Steve Iliffe

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692240.ch16

Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care

Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care

How to Cite

Manthorpe, J. and Iliffe, S. (2007) Depression in Later Life, in Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care (eds R. Neno, B. Aveyard and H. Heath), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692240.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151696

Online ISBN: 9780470692240

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • depression;
  • mental health;
  • health condition;
  • home care;
  • social exclusion

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is depression?

  • Depression and dementia

  • Depression and risk

  • Treatment of depression

  • Medical treatments

  • Conclusion

  • References