Wednesday, 20 August 2003: 13:45-15:15
Sheraton Ballrooms I-V (Sheraton Hotel and Towers)

S065 Predictors of Psychopathology in the Elderly

Predictors of Psychopathology The common theme of this symposium is the identification of predictors of psychopathology, especially depression, in various settings, i.e. subjects form the general population, ambulatory patients and their caregivers, and the habitants of the old age home and the nursing home. The aim of this symposium is to present and discuss new research findings on the predictors of psychopathology in the elderly. Senior researcher from four University centres in the Netherlands involved with Aging research will present the results of their studies.
Chairs:Frans Verhey
Thea J Heeren
 S065-001 Predicting the Prognosis of Late Life Depression: Is Community-Based Prevention of Chronicity Feasible?
Robert Schoevers, Aartjan Beekman, Dorly Deeg, Cees Jonker, Willem Van Tilburg
 S065-002 Prevalence, Correlates and Recognition of Depression in the Oldest Old: The Leiden 85-Plus Study
Max Stek, Aartjan Beekman, Willem Van Tilburg, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Rudi Westendorp
 S065-003 Depression and Apathy in Dementia: Impact on Caregivers
Frans Verhey, ME de Vugt
 S065-004 Late Dementia in Nursing Home Patients: Prevalence, Prognostic Factors and Implications for Research
Raymond Koopmans
 S065-005 Determinants of Succesful Integration of Elderly Patients with Chronic Psychiatric Disorder in an Old Age Home
Marja F.I.A. Depla, Ron de Graaf, Thea J Heeren

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