Recognizing and treating the unique symptoms of late-life mental illness requires specialized knowledge. This seminar focuses on screening and treatment of depression and anxiety disorders in the elderly. During this session you explore best-practice screening tools, methods, and treatment approaches.
You learn about:
- How late-life depression and anxiety present differently from midlife mental illness
- How to screen with valid, reliable, and age-specific screening tools
- Evidence-based approaches to psychopharmacology and psychotherapy for late-life mood disorders
- Different types of late-life sleep problems and their relationship to late-life mood disorders