Depression

Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
School of Medicine
University of Washington

Learning Objectives

 

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Characterize the symptoms, course, and theories of depression in older adults.
  • Recognize the overlap between depression and other health concerns.
  • Discuss approaches to depression treatment.

[From the Spring 2013 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series, with funding from the Alzheimer’s Supplement to the Geriatric Education Centers]