Top 5 articles for psychiatrists who treat the elderly
From Jan. 24:
More than 20 percent of adults aged 60 years and older have a mental or neurological disorder and 6.6 percent of all disability-adjusted life years in this age group are attributed to neurological and mental health disorders, according to WHO. Dementia and depression are the most common neuropsychiatric disorders among the elderly. Anxiety disorders occur in 3.8 percent of older adults and approximately 1 percent have a substance use disorder.
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