Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: geriatric depression

The Year I Lost Everything, Psychiatry Offered Nothing

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After a failed suicide attempt following my son's death, New York State incarcerated me in a mental institution for 21 days. The environment was degrading, stultifying, and downright depressing.

Increased Antidepressant Use Does Not Decrease Depression Prevalence in Older Adults

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The use of antidepressants has risen quickly among older adults but the rate of depressive symptoms in this population has not declined as a result.