The Mood & Mind Centre
|Posted on 15 August, 2022 at 3:45|
Written by Nejla Regis (August 2022)
Geriatric depression or depression in older adults occurs more commonly than we think, and it does not discriminate based on gender or ethnicity. However, a crucial point to note is the prevalence of geriatric depression is higher among those with physical or cognitive impairment, such as reduced mobility and dementia. Other factors include retirement, loss of a loved one, and economic instability. So how can we help a population group ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 1 July, 2020 at 19:30|
Written by Jessica Parker (June 2020)
Mental illness is extremely common. According to the Black Dog Institute one in five Australians aged 16-85 experience a mental illness in any year. However, studies have shown that a large proportion of men do not seek treatment for mental health issues.
Although men and women both experience depression, their symptoms can sometimes be different. Men who are depressed often appear to be angry, irritable, or aggressive ...Read Full Post »