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zarin taslima
Jul 16, 2022
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The prevalence of geriatric depression varies greatly in different studies. About 60% of people over the age of 60 have chronic depression, and those who are severe enough to meet the diagnosis of geriatric depression have a prevalence rate of about 30 to 45%. (Mild Cognitive Impairment, MCI) the prevalence of its comorbidity is 32%. However, the prevalence rate of clinically company banner design diagnosed depression in the elderly is only 6-14%, that is to say, 2/3 of the elderly depression patients may not be found and diagnosed, let alone whether they receive adequate quality treatment and care. This data is consistent with the results of a large community study in the United States in 1995-1996, which showed that only about one-third of older adults with major depressive disorder received antidepressant medication, one-quarter took sedative-hypnotics, and most The patient was not found to have depression, or was found but did not receive treatment. Even after seeing a doctor, some elderly depression patients are only willing to take sedative and sleeping drugs and refuse antidepressant drugs. The reasons for rejection mainly come from self-labeling reactions, wrong drug knowledge on the Internet, and adverse drug reactions amplified by Internet media. Past research has shown that older adults with depression who are inappropriately treated with sedative-hypnotic medication alone have more severe depression than those who are treated with antidepressants.
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