Geriatric psychiatry

Geriatric psychiatry is also well-known as Geropsychiatry, Psychogeriatrics or psychiatry of old age. Geriatric psychiatry emphasizes the biological and psychological aspects of normal aging, the psychiatric effect of severe and long-lasting physical illness, and the biological and psychosocial features of the pathology of chief psychiatric turbulences of older age. Geriatric psychiatrist’s emphasis on prevention, assessment, analysis and treatment of mental and emotive disorders in the elderly and enhancement of psychiatric care for healthy and ill elderly patients.

 

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