Elderly Experience Depression Differently, Expert Says

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Geriatric psychiatrist Charles Reynolds III has for decades been one of the nation’s leading scholars and clinicians focused on depression and other mental disorders affecting the older population. Earlier this year, Reynolds, a University of Pittsburgh distinguished professor of psychiatry and the university’s medical center endowed professor in geriatric psychiatry, was winding down a career that began at Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic in 1974. Reynolds has focused his voluminous research on sleep disorders and suicide as well as depression, among various mental health issues that can impact the elderly differently from the younger population. An interview...

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