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Risk Factors and Prevention in Late-life Depression

December 8th, 2021 @ 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.

 

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Date: December 8th, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Calendars: Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events
Event types: Lectures / Seminars / Forums

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