Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
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.
The major risks associated with untreated depression in the elderly</li>
Common signs and symptoms and co-morbidities associated with depression in the older patient</li>
How to recognize atypical presentation of depression in the elderly</li>
Effective screening tools used to detect geriatric depression</li>
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.