Older Adults and Mental Health

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About the Course:

This article focuses on disorders that affect the elderly, including depressive disorders, Alzheimer’s Disease, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, and substance abuse. Services for the elderly and their caregivers are also discussed.


Surgeon General of the United States

Chapter 7 of Surgeon General Report

Course Objectives:

  1. to name and define the mental disorders most likely to occur among the elderly

  2. to discuss limitations on the treatment of these disorders

  3. to describe the kinds of health and mental health services now available to the elderly

Article: Older Adults and Mental Health

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Course Number: 9570
Credit Hours: 3cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 3cr
Exam Fee: $20.91
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Format: Online Article
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