Demography and Epidemiology

Chapter

Abstract

Demography and epidemiology are the studies of population, health, and disease. This chapter reviews facts, statistics, and distribution of psychiatric disorders among older adults. This information is essential in aiding with the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders among older adults.

Keywords

Demography Epidemiology Anxiety Depression Bipolar disorder Psychosis Dementia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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