Old Age Disorders

Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease

Dementia refers to a disease process marked by progressive cognitive impairment in clear consciousness. Alzheimer’s Disease is one of the most common forms

DELIRIUM

DELIRIUM

Delirium is a major disturbance in attention and orientation to the environment. As the person’s focus becomes less clear, he or

STROKE

STROKE

A stroke occurs when blood supply to the brain is reduced or interrupted, decreasing or stopping oxygen supply, causing brain

PARKINSON’S DISEASE

PARKINSON’S DISEASE

Parkinson’s Disease is a chronic, progressive neurodegenerative disorder of the brain that causes a gradual loss of muscle control. Age

EMOTIONAL ISSUES

Bereavement or Grief

Bereavement or Grief

Older adults experience loss at an accelerated rate due to changes in physical ability, health, living situation, and the deaths of close friends and loved ones. These losses are unbelievably

GERIATRIC DEPRESSION

GERIATRIC DEPRESSION

Depression is one of the most common mental health problems of older adults. The features of depression are the same for elderly people as for younger people, including feelings of

SCHIZOPHRENIA SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Delusional disorder

Delusional disorder

Delusional disorder is characterized by firmly held false beliefs (delusions) that persist for at least 1 month, without other symptoms of psychosis. The belief can be regarding any usual aspect

SCHIZOPHRENIA

SCHIZOPHRENIA

Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. People with schizophrenia may seem like they have lost touch with reality. Commonly,

SOMATOFORM DISORDERS

SOMATOFORM DISORDERS

The Somatoform Disorders are a group of conditions that involve physical symptoms and complaints suggesting the presence of a medical condition but without any evidence of physical pathology to account for them.

OBSESSIVE – COMPULSIVE DISORDER

OBSESSIVE – COMPULSIVE DISORDER

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) a disorder characterized by recurrent intrusive or uncontrollable thoughts, causing stress (obsessions) that prompt the performance of rituals in a repetitive manner (compulsions). A person with OCD can