Older Depression

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Older Adult: Depression in Elderly Women

The rate of older depression is more common among older women than older men. The older women experience more symptoms of depressive disorder than older men.There are certain risk factors which are common in later life of women. In the mid age, some women may have to experience some panic situation or severe disease which often can increase the chances of depression among them. Most often the elderly women could not handle the situation and become psychologically sick that can make them depressed. The factors that are generally responsible for elderly women depression or frequently visible in old age are ...

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Older Adult: Depression in Elderly Men

Man is the symbol of power and strength. Men should have the leadership quality with the ability to handle any stressful situation. The mental strength of men should also increases as their age increases. Depressive disorder in older people is common and often ignored by family and doctors. Depression is common in about a quarter of over 65- year-old people. Maybe 1 in 3 people living in residential homes are attacked by depressive illness. Some men become depressed or attacked by depressive disorder at their middle age due to retirement or unemployment. There are so many families which solely financially ...

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