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Study of Depressive (Psychiatric) Problems in Elderly Population of Telangana


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In the present study 95 male and 83 female elderly Depressive (psychotic) patients aged between 65 to 75 years studied in males 45(47.3%) were dementia, 25(26.3%) had depressive illness, 11(11.5%) were manic, 10(10.5%) were anxiety, 4(4.2%) had paranoid psychosis. In female 36(43.3%) had dementia 20(24) had depressive illness 8(9.6%) had paranoid 4(4.8%) had hallucination 9(10.8%) had anexity. Apart from this disease associated with geriatric psychotic patients were also studied in males. 20(21%) D.M, 26(25.2%) had osteo–arthritis, 7(7.3%) had constipation 22(23.1%) had family conflicts, 1(13%) had death of life partners or close relatives. 9(9.4%) had a sudden loss in business. In Female geriatrics 30(36.1%) D.M, 23(27.7%), 22(26.5%) had family conflicts, 8(9.6%) had death of life partner or close relative. In the study of suicidal tendencies due to severe depression 65(68.4%) of males, 60(72.2%) female had suicidal ideation, and 30(31.5%) male 23(27.7%) females were attempted for suicide. This study of various psychotic patients will certainly help the psychiatrist to treat the old aged patients efficiently and meticulously, and it conveys a massage to surgeons, and physicians to take opinion of psychiatrist during the treatment of geriatric patients so that they can be cured physically and mentally and live with confident and face the challenges of the geriatric problems.

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Dementia, Depression Geriatric, Anxiety.
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Sudhir Chalasani
Department of General Medicine, Mediciti Institute of Medical Sciences, Ghanpur, Medchal, Telangana, India
P. Naveen Chandra Reddy
Department of General Medicine, Mediciti Institute of Medical Sciences, Ghanpur, Medchal, Telangana, India

Abstract


In the present study 95 male and 83 female elderly Depressive (psychotic) patients aged between 65 to 75 years studied in males 45(47.3%) were dementia, 25(26.3%) had depressive illness, 11(11.5%) were manic, 10(10.5%) were anxiety, 4(4.2%) had paranoid psychosis. In female 36(43.3%) had dementia 20(24) had depressive illness 8(9.6%) had paranoid 4(4.8%) had hallucination 9(10.8%) had anexity. Apart from this disease associated with geriatric psychotic patients were also studied in males. 20(21%) D.M, 26(25.2%) had osteo–arthritis, 7(7.3%) had constipation 22(23.1%) had family conflicts, 1(13%) had death of life partners or close relatives. 9(9.4%) had a sudden loss in business. In Female geriatrics 30(36.1%) D.M, 23(27.7%), 22(26.5%) had family conflicts, 8(9.6%) had death of life partner or close relative. In the study of suicidal tendencies due to severe depression 65(68.4%) of males, 60(72.2%) female had suicidal ideation, and 30(31.5%) male 23(27.7%) females were attempted for suicide. This study of various psychotic patients will certainly help the psychiatrist to treat the old aged patients efficiently and meticulously, and it conveys a massage to surgeons, and physicians to take opinion of psychiatrist during the treatment of geriatric patients so that they can be cured physically and mentally and live with confident and face the challenges of the geriatric problems.

Keywords


Dementia, Depression Geriatric, Anxiety.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v10%2Fi12%2F2019%2Fijphrd%2F191947