Treatment of Depression in Older Adults


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This course provides information about demographic trends, definitions and risk factors for depression, prevalence of depression, and the impact and cost of depression. It also provides a brief summary stating why implementation of evidence-based practices (EBTs) is important.Objectives:1. Describe characteristics of the older adult population and factors for achieving successful aging.2. Discuss types, symptoms, and risk factors of depression in older adults.3. Evaluate the advantages of using evidence-based practices to improve the health and functioning of older adults with depression.4. Identify the various types of EBTs used to treat depression in the older adult population.Instructional Level: IntermediateInstructor(s): Jennifer Sweeton, Psy.D, MS, MAMaterial Author(s): SAMHSAFor additional information about this course, the instructors, or material authors, please contact Content Assistance at content@onlinececredits.com.Course Content :Key-Issues-In-Treating-Depression-in-Older-Adults