According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report in 2015, Geriatric depression is the most prevalent form of mental illness in older adults. Geriatric depression is a collection of various depressive disorders, and it is the most common cause of disability in older adults. Geriatric depression can often lead to severe consequences such as impaired cognition, chronically persistent illness, and disability.
Clinical Symptoms of Depression
Depression is represented by the symptoms of a loss of pleasure or interest, low appetite, inconsistent sleep patterns, guilty feelings,.