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GeriPod: Depression in Older Adults Part 1: Risks and Diagnoses

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GeriPod: Depression in Older Adults Part 1: Risks and Diagnoses

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Author(s):  
Pamela Basehore, MD, Stephen Scheinthal DO, FACN
Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
POGOe Id: 
20599
Date Posted: 
01/27/2010
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
01/27/2010
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Abstract: 

This Geripod discusses Depression in Older Adults and is part 1 of a 2-part discussion by Stephen M. Scheinthal, DO, FACN, Chief of Geriatric Behavioral Health, Associate Director of NJISA, UMDNJ-SOM and Pamela Basehore, MPH, Associate Director of Education, NJISA, UMDNJ-SOM. 

Educational objectives: 

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The major risks associated with untreated depression in the elderly</li>
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Common signs and symptoms and co-morbidities associated with depression in the older patient</li>
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How to recognize atypical presentation of depression in the elderly</li>
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Effective screening tools used to detect geriatric depression</li>
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Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

The New Jersey Geriatric Education Center through the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging (NJISA), University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine presents the second audio recording of a six-part mental health educational program. For more information on the GeriPod series, please visit the UMDNJ website at http://njisa.umdnj.edu/education/geripods/index2.html.

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Estimated time to complete: 
30 minutes
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
Already Expired Email Date: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 10:54pm
Already Expired Email 1 month date: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:34am
Expired Email Date: 
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 3:22pm
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Pamela Basehore basehore@umdnj.edu


Suggested Citation:
Pamela Basehore and Stephen Scheinthal DO, FACN. GeriPod: Depression in Older Adults Part 1: Risks and Diagnoses. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2010 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20599