Year: 1982 Source: Psychiatric Clinics of North America, v.5, no.1, (1982), p.11-26 SIEC No: 19840751

The epidemiology of psychopathology in persons 65 years of age & older is reviewed in order to better allocate resources to treat the disorders. The prevalence of dementia, depression, schizophrenia, alcoholism, drug abuse, neurosis, character disorder, suicide & social isolation in the elderly is described. (WL)