Ch 18: Mood & Stress Disorders Affecting the Aging Population

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Delve into these lessons to learn more about mood and stress disorders affecting the aging population. Get a better grasp on the causes and treatments of these disorders by reviewing the lessons, or let the chapter help you earn CE units.

Mood & Stress Disorders Affecting the Aging Population - Chapter Summary

There is a full range of disorders related to both mood and stress, and this chapter examines those disorders more thoroughly in relation to an aging population. Within these lessons, you will go through the definitions of some of the most common disorders, and you will study causes and treatment options.

This chapter, like all the chapters we offer, has been designed by experts. Not only do our instructors possess years of experience within their fields of expertise, but they are also seasoned educators who know how to teach you this information in a way that makes sense. Every lesson contains the most pertinent information with absolutely no fluff, because we know you don't have the time to waste. Once you complete this chapter, you will possess the ability to:

  • Check out the symptoms and types of different disorders
  • Define the causes of depressive disorders and connected treatments
  • Examine various perspectives on stress disorders

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