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Older Adults and Mental Health

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About the Course:

This article focuses on disorders that affect the elderly, including depressive disorders, Alzheimer’s Disease, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, and substance abuse. Services for the elderly and their caregivers are also discussed.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Older Adults and Mental Health created by Surgeon General of the United States in 0.

Course Material Author

Surgeon General of the United States

Chapter 7 of Surgeon General Report

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to name and define the mental disorders most likely to occur among the elderly

  2. to discuss limitations on the treatment of these disorders

  3. to describe the kinds of health and mental health services now available to the elderly

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Course Retired

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Course Number 9570
3 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.40 out of 5
1525 members have taken this course