Mental health problems are extremely common, affecting around one in four people. Your mental health describes your emotional wellbeing — how you think and feel, and how you deal with everyday stresses.
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Medical illness particularly chronic health conditions associated with disability or decline Overall feelings of poor health, disability, or chronic pain Progressive sensory loss i. Dementia 12 December An individualized program of follow-up treatment with electroconvulsive therapy ECT combined with an antidepressant was effective in preventing relapse in patients 60 years and older who had had a successful initial course of treatment for severe depression. We Can Help! Support is needed from the health, social, financial and legal systems for both people with dementia and their carers.
Your mental health describes your emotional wellbeing — how you think and feel, and how you deal with everyday stresses. One of the ongoing problems with diagnosis and treatment of mental illness in seniors is the fact that older adults are more likely to report physical symptoms than psychiatric complaints. All rights reserved.