Depresión en las personas mayores
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Los ancianos se encuentran en alto riesgo de padecer depresión debido a que tienen más probabilidades que los jóvenes a haber padecido enfermedades, la muerte de personas amadas, problemas funcionales y pérdida de la independencia. El efecto acumulativo de las experiencias negativas durante la vida puede ser insoportable para las personas mayores.
- Last Reviewed on 09/17/2012
- David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc. David B. Merrill, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY.
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