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(p. 213) Assessment and treatment of depression 

(p. 213) Assessment and treatment of depression
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(p. 213) Assessment and treatment of depression
Author(s):

Kaci Fairchild

and Forrest Scogin

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780198569459.003.0009
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date: 25 May 2020

This chapter discusses the presentation of depression in older adults and some of the challenges clinicians face when diagnosing and treating depression in this population. It explores standardized measures for assessment and treatments that have met criteria for classification as evidence-based.

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