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Risk Factors and Prevention in Late-life Depression

2021/12/08 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Olivia Okereke

Department of Epidemiology Seminar Series

Speaker:

Olivia I. Okereke, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology,
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Abstract: This presentation will review risk factors for late-life depression and describe methods for evaluating the risk architecture of late-life depression. Late-life depression is a common condition, and it is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. This presentation will present strategies for late-life depression prevention. A recent example of a late-life depression prevention large-scale randomized trial will be described.

 

Details

Date:
2021/12/08
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Calendar(s):
Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events
Event type(s):
Lectures / Seminars / Forums
Website:
https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/epidemiology/epi-seminar-series/
Registration:
https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwrdOmqqT8iGdzn1uzLIGmLhfz7dqtWS57H