Geriatric psychiatry

Geriatric psychiatry is a specialized field of mental health care that concentrates on diagnosing, treating, and supporting the emotional and cognitive well-being of older adults. It addresses the unique mental health challenges, including dementia, depression, and anxiety, that often accompany the aging process and plays a vital role in promoting the quality of life for seniors. Recent research in Geriatric Psychiatry has emphasized the importance of early detection and intervention for age-related cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's disease. Studies have also explored the benefits of non-pharmacological interventions like cognitive training and art therapy in promoting mental well-being among older adults. This session will provide a comprehensive exploration of Geriatric Psychiatry, focusing on the challenges and advancements in mental health care for older adults.

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