Geriatric psychiatry or Old Age psychiatry deals with patients aged above 65 yrs of age. In the elderly there are more chances of having two or more problems coexisting at the same time. Eg. A patient with parkinson's Disease while being treated may also have suspiciousness and aggression.
Our approach is more a team approach especially when dealing with Old Age concerns. Team consisting of Physician, Clincal Psychologists, Nursing, Psychiatrists and Occupational Therpaist if possible.
Most commonly seen Old Age Psychiatric problems are
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