Depression Care Across the Lifespan

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Walsh, Lynne

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-0-47-051772-7

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A comprehensive, practical text that aims to increase knowledge and understanding of depression enabling professionals to enhance the care delivered to patients with depression

This text explores depression across all ages, starting with children and teenagers, through adulthood and finally old age. It explores depression amongst different groups including children and teenagers, depression throughout the adult female lifecycle and depression in later life. It also discusses the impact of depression in people with learning disabilities and those from ethnic minority and immigrant populations. It also looks at topics including the causes and treatment of depression, the impact of stress and depression upon work and wellbeing, depression in chronic illness, suicide and self harm, and managing depression in primary and secondary care are included.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Walsh, Lynne
ISBN: 978-0-47-051772-7
Specialty:
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 230
Year: 2009

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