"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Symptoms - The Challenges of Elderly Depression"
Time: 12noon to 2pm
Venue: Farrer Park Medical Centre, Connexion, #16-06, TK Low Academic Specialist Centre
Registration: 6705 2766 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Elderly depression is becoming increasingly common, and is associated with both increased medical and psychosocial morbidity and mortality. The challenges in managing Geriatric patients include their unique differences in terms of physiology, medical comorbidities, varied presentation of symptoms and psychosocial changes.
In this talk, Dr. Emily Ho will discuss the unique presenting symptoms in elderly depression, including somatic symptoms. She will give updates on the latest treatment modalities and suggested approaches to improving patients’ quality of life through early detection and treatment.
About the Speaker
Dr. Emily Ho Chui Ling
Director & Psychiatrist
Dr Emily Ho is a Psychiatrist specialising in both General Psychiatry and Old Age Psychiatry (Geriatric Psychiatry).
Dr. Ho currently practices at Mind Care Clinic, a specialist psychiatric clinic that provides quality, evidence-based psychiatric care that is delivered with care and compassion.