1995 issue 3

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Volume 4, issue 3

Zagadnienia psychogeriatrii

Depressive syndromes in old age

TADEUSZ PARNOWSKI1
1. I Kliniki Psychiatrycznej IPiN w Warszawie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 1995, 4, 267-276
Keywords: depression, old age, epidemiology, classification, treatment

Abstract

Specific characteristics pertaining to the epidemiology, clinical pattern and treatment of various depressive syndromes in the elderly are outlined in the paper. Although the overview of the literature brings many new data, same doubtful issues remain to be settled.

Address for correspondence:
Dr Tadeusz Parnowski,
II Klinika Psychiatryczna IPiN,
Al. Sobieskiego 1/9,
02-957 Warszawa