Depression and Suicide in the Elderly

Depression and Suicide in the Elderly

suicide

This course will cover the following:

Depression

—Forms of Depression

—Prevalence of Depression
—Diagnosis Criteria
—Risk Factors of depression
—Clinical Manifestations
—Geriatric  assessment scale
—Differential diagnosis
—Treatment modalities
—Complications
—Economic Impact of Depression
—Social Impact of Depression
—Suicide risk
—Gaps in service
—Prognosis

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.
1 credit hour

Author: James George, LMSW

 

Course Content

Aging, Depression