Depression Masking as Dementia
Describes what makes depression different in the lives of older people. Read about causes, signs and ways you can help your older loved ones defeat depression.
Includes a scale to differentiate between depression and dementia and how to receive help.
Provides information about treatment options for both Alzheimer’s and depression.
Interactive tutorial that is a self screening tool that can be used to assist in determining if depression is present and how best to proceed if it is.
Provides an informative comparison of Alzheimer’s and depression.
National Guideline Clearinghouse
Information from a study describing characteristics that increase the risk of depression and some recommended tests for screening.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends.