Geriatric Psychiatry

What is Geriatric Psychiatry?

Geriatric psychiatry concentrates on identifying and addressing the mental health needs of elderly people aged 65 and above.

Older people are more likely to experience physical health conditions which can trigger or exacerbate mental health issues and vice versa. The elderly face different mental health worries compared to other generations. These can include a fear of mortality, feelings of grief, worries about stopping work, loneliness, having less money, frailty and living with chronic diseases.

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