Late-Life Depression: Essential Features, Assessment and Treatment
- Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) not a "normal part of aging."
- Age influences demographics, etiology, presentation, assessment, acute and maintenance treatment, and outcome.
- Depressive syndromes in later life are significant and very treatable and recent advances in psychotherapies and somatic therapies improve treatment effectiveness.
Ellison, MD, MPH, James, "Late-Life Depression: Essential Features, Assessment and Treatment" (2023). Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Grand Rounds. Paper 62.