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Depression Among the Elderly

Dr Philip George, Consultant Psychiatrist

11-Aug-15 17:00

Depression Among the Elderly

Many of us imagine a relaxing, care-free life after retirement. The ‘Golden Years’ were meant to be enjoyed. Unfortunately, many seniors suffer depression. Doctors emphasize that depression is not a natural part of aging. So what triggers depression in the elderly, and what can we do to return the shine to those golden years? Consultant psychiatrist, Dr Philip George helps us relieve the stress.


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