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Dismissed and Overlooked – Depression and Anxiety Aren’t a Normal Part of Ageing

Mental health issues in older people are often overlooked and dismissed as “just a part of the ageing process”. However, with that attitude, many mental health issues are missed – especially when there is more focus on individual physical wellbeing. This can lead to poor quality of life and increasing ill health for older people. The myth that depression and anxiety are a normal part of getting older is a damaging one –  and something that needs to be corrected...
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Flinders University

Flinders University

Flinders is a leading international university in Australia with a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement. They aim high to inspire achievement by our students to prepare them to meet the challenges and embrace the opportunities of modern life.

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