Elder Care In Hospital


Depression may be described as feeling sad, blue, unhappy, miserable, or down in the dumps. Most of us feel this way at one time or another for short periods.
Clinical depression is a mood disorder in which feelings of sadness, loss, anger, or frustration interfere with everyday life for weeks or more.

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Articles on Reserve

The following article(s) are on reserve at the Health Sciences Library, Dickson Building. Contact asklibrary@nshealth.ca for details.

  • Frank, C. (2014). Pharmacologic treatment of depression in the elderly. Canadian Family Physician, 60(2), 121-26.
  • Piven, M.L. (2001). Detection of depression in the cognitively intact older adult protocol. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 27(6), 8-14