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Late-Life Depression: More Than a Mood Disorder 

05-06-2014

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is the most prevalent mental health condition and late-life depression is associated with significant morbidity and mortality and a tendency towards chronicity.(1) Depression in a geriatric population presents a unique set of challenges to the treating clinician. MDD adversely affects the brain and can be manifested as disturbed cognitive function, disrupted sleep, appetite disturbance, and behavioral abnormalities in addition to the alteration of mood.(2)

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