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2002 and earlier
Depression (2002). For professionals
and consumers, this brochure gives descriptions of major depression,
dysthymia, and bipolar disorder (manic depression). National Institute
of Mental Health.
Depression–A Treatable Disease (2000). For professionals
and consumers, this publication provides information on the disease,
which population is more susceptible to it, and much more. National
Academy on an Aging Society. (202) 408-3375.
Depression in Later Life. For professionals and consumers, this site
provides information on the prevalence of the disease, healthcare costs,
suicide, treatment, and older adult attitudes towards depression. National
Mental Health Association. (703) 684-7722.
Depression in the Older Adult. For consumers, this
article discusses the definition of depression along with statistics
in older adults, treatment, barriers to seeking help as well as symptoms
of continued depression. Senior Health Care.
Guide to Outpatient Mental Health Services For People With
Medicare. For professionals and consumers, this guide
helps locate mental health services and to understand how Medicare assignment
affects benefits. It also helps understand outpatient mental health
coverage provided by Medicare, Medicare Supplements and Medicare/HMOs.
Peace Health. (425) 747-1711.
If You Are Over 65 and Feeling Depressed: Treatment Brings
New Hope (1996). For professionals and consumers, this publication
provides information on the types of depression, symptoms, causes, and
advocacy organizations. National Institute of Mental Health.
Medicare and Your Mental Health Benefits (1999). For professionals
and consumers, this report explains mental health benefits and
who is eligible and how payment is made in the original Medicare plan.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (877) 267-2323.
Aging. For professionals and consumers, this site provides
information and referral source on aging issues; develops and disseminates
information pertaining to older adults to psychologists, other professionals,
policymakers and the public; and is involved in efforts to bring what
psychology knows into discussions on the issues facing older adults.
Older Adults. Depression & Suicide Facts. For
professionals and consumers, this fact sheet points to the urgency
of enhancing both the detection and the adequate treatment of depression
as a means of reducing the risk of suicide among the elderly. National
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For professionals, this publication is designed to give psychologists
and other health care providers important information to help guide
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(800) 374-2721 or (202) 336-5500.
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Centers for Medicare
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National Academy for
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National Institute on
Mental Health <http://www.nimh.nih.gov/>
National Mental Health
Peace Health <http://www.peacehealth.org/>
Health Care <http://www.seniorhealthcare.org/>
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