Columbia University Medical Center
NYP Psychiatry Among the Top Ranked in the Nation
U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals
Ranked #1 in Research Funding
National Institutes of Health
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell

Geriatric Psychiatry Expert Dr. Patrick Brown Talks to ElderBranch

The Confluence of Cognitive Impairment and Depression in Older Adults
October 28, 2013

The simple fact is that a doctor cannot approach an older adult in the same manner in which he or she would approach a younger adult. With age comes an increased likelihood of comorbid medical illness, memory problems, and difficulties in day-to-day functioning. The increased likelihood of co-occurring illnesses or dysfunction has ramifications for making an accurate diagnosis and has implications on accurate treatment planning.

 Read more


hora interior