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The epidemiology of psychiatric disorders in the elderly

Livingston, G; Hinchliffe, AC; (1993) The epidemiology of psychiatric disorders in the elderly. International Review of Psychiatry , 5 (4) pp. 317-326. 10.3109/09540269309037796.

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Abstract

This chapter reviews the nature and importance of epidemiological research and discusses some of the methodological issues which pertain, with examples from relevant literature. Affective disorders, dementia, paranoid disorders, neurotic illnesses and alcohol abuse are individually covered. For each of these the definition and classification is given and the relevant research regarding the prevalence, incidence, risk factors and outcome discussed © 1993 Informa UK Ltd All rights reserved: reproduction in whole or part not permitted.

Type: Article
Title: The epidemiology of psychiatric disorders in the elderly
DOI: 10.3109/09540269309037796
UCL classification: UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Division of Psychiatry
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10033264
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