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by Dr Cathy Symonds and
Professor Julian Hughes
This is a substantial revision of a previous module by Professor Robert Baldwin,
Dr Deepak K. Sachdeva
and Dr Amit Nulkar.
The authors acknowledge their contribution, especially that of
Published: February 2016
Depression is common and, as at other times,
can be devastating in later life.
Depression is the leading cause of disability
(WHO, 2008) and the cost of treating
depression is greater than that of treating hypertension and
diabetes combined (Department of Health,
It requires optimal management, which is
challenging because of its different aetiological factors,
comorbidities and because of the interplay with cognitive
impairment and dementia.
This module will concentrate on the treatment
of depression in later life. It will cover:
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