Depresi Pada Usia Lanjut

Maria maramis, Margarita (2014) Depresi Pada Usia Lanjut. Jurnal Kedokteran Widya Medika, 2 (1). pp. 39-50. ISSN 2338-0373

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Depression is perhaps the most frequent cause of emotional suffering in later life and significantly decreases quality of life in older adults. Depression is perceived as part of accelerated aging. Depressed individuals have a higher risk to get various diseases of aging. So that depressed elderly patients often have chronic comorbid conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, metobolic syndrome, cotonary artery disease, concer asthma and cognitive impairment and dementia. The impait of latelife depression on mortality, morbidity, and.function as well as service utilization is well lonwn. Differential diagnosis of depression in late-life are dementia, delirium or behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), and often as comorbidity in depression. Depression in late life should be treated as early as possible. The important to treat are avoid the progression of depression and other medical comorbidity. Selection of antidepressant medication should be based on the best side effect profile and the lowest risk of drugs interaction. Add-on treatments including other drugs and psychotherapy can be applied. Involving the caregiver and families in the treatment process is a key to reach optimal outcome. Kqnoord

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: depresi pada usia lanjut, diagnosis banding
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC554-569.5 Personality disorders. Behavior problems Including sexual problems, drug abuse,suicide, child abuse
Divisions: 01. Fakultas Kedokteran > Ilmu Kedokteran Jiwa
Maria maramis, MargaritaUNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Bayu Yulianti
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2017 17:58
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2018 00:07
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