Professor Henry Brodaty of the University of New South Wales and Director of the DCRC - Assessment and Better Care has co-authored a new book titled 'Managing Depression Growing Older'. The book examines depression in older adults, designed as a tool to help people identify depression and support a person with depression. It emphasises on the importance of diet, exercise and attitude in helping a person recover from depression.

For more information on this resource, please see the webpage below:

Allen & Unwin: Managing Depression Growing Older

 

Other stories from this edition of Dementia Research News:

Director's report and welcome from Prof Elizabeth Beattie

Examining the use of the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI)

The use of biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease

Pain and Pain Management for RACF and Community Settings

 

News in brief:

Diagnosing mild cognitive impairment in linguistic minorities

Scholarship opportunity with the DCRC

Managing Depression Growing Older

Drug reduces amyloid plaques in mice

Self-harm in older adults

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