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Table Of Contents

Epidemiology of depression
Gender and depression
What is depression?
Recognizing the symptoms of depression
Depression as normal
Different types of depression
Major depression
Typical symptoms
Common symptoms
Dysthymia
Manic depression or bipolar disorder
Mania
Seasonal affective disorder
Postnatal depression
Anxiety
Physical causes linked to depression
Beliefs about depression
Cultural beliefs about depression
Lay beliefs and depression
Sociological beliefs
Conclusion
Reflection and discussion
Recognize some causes of depression
Recognize some of the symptoms of depression
Name some of the different types of depression
References
Depression in children and young people
Incidence of mental disorder in children
Causes of depression in young people
Physical conditions
Diagnosing depression in children
Associated risk factors
Drug treatment
Therapies
Substance misuse in young people
Cannabis or marijuana
Suicide in young people
Risk factors associated with suicide
Describe the risk factors associated with suicide
Depression throughout the adult female life cycle
Depression in pregnancy
Anxiety and depression during pregnancy
Postpartum depression
Trans-cultural studies
Predicting risk of postnatal depression
Puerperal psychosis
Depression related to the menopause
Learning disabilities and the menopause
Why is it important to recognize postpartum depression?
Causes of work-related stress and depression
Bullying and harassment in the workplace
Bullying in the workplace
Depression and the ability to work
Men and depression
Paternal perinatal mental health
Unemployment and retirement
PTSD in men and women
Persistent symptoms experienced by PTSD sufferers
What causes work-related stress and depression?
Describe the types of workplace bullying
How do you ensure that depression in men is addressed?
Depression and coronary heart disease
Depression and stroke
Depression and chronic obstructive airways disease
Depression and renal disease
Depression and diabetes
Depression and cancer
The role of the clinical nurse specialist in palliative care
Neurological conditions
Evidence regarding long-term conditions
Depression in later life
Causes and incidence of depression in late life
Depression and dementia
Alcohol misuse in old age
Anorexia in old age
The Geriatric Depression Scale-15
Management of depression in old age
Treatment
Adherence, compliance and concordance
Morbidity and mortality
National Service Framework for older people
Bereavement and grief
Kubler Ross stages of dying
Ethnicity and depression
Lifespan developmental theories
Normal grief reactions
Abnormal or complicated grief
What factors influence depression in late life?
Discuss the impact of suicide in older people
Useful website resources
Suicide and self-harm
Socio-economic factors associated with suicidal behaviour
Suicidal behaviour
People associated with higher incidence of suicide
Young people
Prisoners
Clergy
Alcohol abuse
Psychiatric illness associated with suicide
HIV and AIDS
Older people
Antidepressants and the risk of suicidal behaviour
The importance of managing suicidal risk
Risk assessment
No-suicide contracts
Review of risk assessment scales
Self-harm
Reasons why young people self-harm
Self-harm and high suicidal risk
The professional’s role in suicide prevention
The doctor’s role
The nurse’s role
Case scenarios and key observations
Treatment for depression
Antidepressants
Types of antidepressants
Psychological therapies
Problem-solving therapy
Counselling
Cognitive behaviour therapy
Guided self-help
Group work
Interpersonal psychotherapy
Exercise and dance
Electromagnetic stimulation
Compliance with treatment
Accessing treatment
Nurse prescribing
Crisis resolution services
Conclusions
Case study scenarios
Prevalence of depression by race or ethnicity
Ethnicity and diversity
Monitoring ethnicity and inequality
Depression in immigrants and ethnic minorities
Treatment of depression
Physical health, ageing and depression
Supporting race equality
Provision of services
Depression in people with learning disabilities
Low self-esteem in people with learning disabilities
Leaning disabilities and self-harm
Learning disabilities and self-injury
How can race equality be ensured in mental health care?
Evidence-based care for depression in primary care
Patient’s experience of depression and the expert patient
The expert patient
Patient safety in mental health
National patient safety agency
Root cause analysis
Barrier analysis
Suicide prevention: good practice guidelines
Evidence-based practice
Medicine management
Media reporting on suicide
Mental health research
What key questions does root cause analysis ask?
Name four barriers to managing risk?
Index
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Depression Care Across the Lifespan

Depression Care Across the Lifespan

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Depression Care across the Lifespan is a comprehensive, practical text that aims to increase knowledge and understanding of depression enabling professionals to enhance the care delivered to patients with depression.  This text explores depression across all ages, starting with children and teenagers, through adulthood and finally old age. 

Depression Care across the Lifespan explores depression amongst different groups including children and teenagers, depression throughout the adult female lifecycle and depression in later life. It also discusses the impact of depression in people with learning disabilities and those from ethnic minority and immigrant populations. It also looks at topics including the causes and treatment of depression, the impact of stress and depression upon work and wellbeing, depression in chronic illness, suicide and self harm, and managing depression in primary and secondary care are included.

Key features:
• Essential reading for practitioners involved in the care of depressed people
• Useful for students undertaking nursing, health and social care courses
• Evidence-based, and supported by relevant literature
• Links policy with current practice across the whole lifespan

Depression Care across the Lifespan is a comprehensive, practical text that aims to increase knowledge and understanding of depression enabling professionals to enhance the care delivered to patients with depression.  This text explores depression across all ages, starting with children and teenagers, through adulthood and finally old age. 

Depression Care across the Lifespan explores depression amongst different groups including children and teenagers, depression throughout the adult female lifecycle and depression in later life. It also discusses the impact of depression in people with learning disabilities and those from ethnic minority and immigrant populations. It also looks at topics including the causes and treatment of depression, the impact of stress and depression upon work and wellbeing, depression in chronic illness, suicide and self harm, and managing depression in primary and secondary care are included.

Key features:
• Essential reading for practitioners involved in the care of depressed people
• Useful for students undertaking nursing, health and social care courses
• Evidence-based, and supported by relevant literature
• Links policy with current practice across the whole lifespan

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