Geriatric psychiatry, also known as geropsychiatry, psychogeriatric or psychiatry of old age. Geriatric Psychiatry, a psychiatric subspecialty, focuses on the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of complex mental disorders uniquely occurring in late life. Primary disease entities and symptom presentations unique to the practice Geriatric Psychiatry include those diseases indicative of some degree of brain failure. Those diseases include Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD), Late-onset Depression, Complex and severe Depression, Suicide Risk Assessment, Late-onset Psychotic Disorders, Complex presentations of Delirium, Psychiatric complications of Cerebrovascular Accidents. Psychiatric complications of neurodegenerative disorders involve such as Parkinson Disease, Huntington Disease.
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