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  1. Seniors and Depression: Information you need to know

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   We all feel down or sad from time to time. But when the feeling won’t go away and you start to lose interest in the things you enjoy you could be experiencing symptoms of depression. ...

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  2. Seniors and Depression: Concerns about medications

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      English PDF | More Fact Sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Although anti-depressant medications have been around for years, there are still a great number of misconceptions about how they work and the effects they have; antidepressants ha ...

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  3. Seniors and Depression: The difference between depression and dementia

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    Depression is a mood disorder; dementias like Alzheimer’s disease, can have similar symptoms but they are different illnesses and have different treatment plans. ...

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  4. Seniors and Depression: Suicide information

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Seniors are at greater risk of suicide than are younger people. The British Columbia Crisis Centre indicates that, “Statistics tell us that older adults, particularly older males, have hi ...

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  5. Seniors and Depression: Information for friends and family

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Information to help you recognize the signs and take action Have you noticed that your senior loved one seems unhappy or more anxious, irritable or moody? Maybe ...

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  6. Seniors and Depression Series

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      More Fact Sheets The Seniors and Depression series from the Mood Disorders Association of BC helps older adults and loved ones recognize signs of depression and seek help. Depression is not a normal part of aging, so it’s important to take depression se ...

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