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Sep 29 2017

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# Depression In the Elderly Clinical depression in the elderly is common. That doesn’t mean it’s normal. Late-life depression affects about 6 million Americans ages 65 and older. But only 10% receive treatment for depression. The likely reason is that the elderly often display symptoms of depression differently. Depression in the elderly is also frequently confused with the effects of multiple illnesses and the medicines used to treat them. How Does Depression In the Elderly Differ From Depression in Younger Adults? Depression impacts older people differently than younger people. In the elderly, depression often occurs with other medical illnesses and …