Treating mood disorders on the geriatric population poses some clinical challenges as these can be caused by different factors.
Assessment and accurate diagnosis are very important to have the most effective treatment. Information provided by family is very important to have a full understanding of the clinical picture.
We treat Depressive disorders and Bipolar Spectrum Disorder under this category. Treating these conditions are very important as they can have a detrimental impact on brain functioning and even lead to cognitive decline.
If you or anyone you know is suffering from these conditions, please seek mental health assessment.