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Depression in the Elderly


Is depression just part of old age? No! Despite some people's perception that being elderly could lead to being lonely and sad, clinical depression is a mental illness that is not "normal" in anyone. So why are seniors are more likely to develop depression symptoms, and what can you do about it?

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2:29AM PDT on May 1, 2013

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8:11AM PDT on Apr 10, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

5:23AM PDT on Apr 7, 2013

Clinical depression is a very difficult illness to deal with, and is certainly not something a person can just 'snap out of'. But this short video shows that there is hope if help is sought, and anyone suffering from clinical depression needs understanding and sympathy!

6:07AM PDT on Apr 1, 2013

Thanks for ..

12:47PM PDT on Mar 30, 2013

Thank You.

3:16PM PDT on Mar 12, 2013

thanks

11:24AM PST on Feb 8, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

5:04AM PST on Feb 4, 2013

Thank you

7:54AM PST on Jan 13, 2013

I am a senior citizen and since losing my husband to cancer and retiring from work, have joined several clubs' where people are in similar situations .Some of us are not in the best of health,or have varying degrees' of disability,but it is the social interaction and being able to have a laugh with others' which keeps most of us going. It is isolation which is a killer as you get older.

9:26AM PST on Dec 15, 2012

Thanks for the article.

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