Chapter 6. Manifestations of Depression and Anxiety in Older Adults

  1. Bob Woods clinical psychologist nursing assistant Chair Co-Director Academic Director Director Professor of Clinical Psychology of Older People2 and
  2. Dr Linda Clare chartered clinical psychologist clinical neuropsychologist Reader in Psychology consultant3
  1. Inger Hilde Nordhus Professor of Clinical Psychology

Published Online: 7 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch6

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

How to Cite

Nordhus, I. H. (2008) Manifestations of Depression and Anxiety in Older Adults, in Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition (eds B. Woods and L. Clare), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Dementia Services Development Centre, Wales, Ardudwy, University of Wales, Bangor, Holyhead Road, Bangor LL57 2PX, UK

  2. 3

    School of Psychology, Brigantia Building, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK

Author Information

  1. Institutt for klinisk psykologi, University of Bergen, Christiesgt. 12, 5015 Bergen, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470012307

Online ISBN: 9780470773185

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Keywords:

  • depression and anxiety in old age;
  • anxiety disorders and comorbid depression;
  • depletion syndrome and nondysphoric depression;
  • clinical interview in clinical assessment instrument;
  • personal story in depression

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Assessing Psychopathology in Late Life

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Anxiety and Depression – Clinical Challenges

  • References