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Method this review searched pubmed, psycinfo, proquest academic search premier and eric, for interventional studies for geriatric depression. The alternative terms for the older age groups were based on a systematic review on health literacy in older people 23. Sometimes depression in older adults can come from not feeling useful, so finding some kind of purpose helps. Try to learn a new skill, get involved in your community, pick up a new craft, or just focus on things that you can still do instead of things you used to be able to do. Depression is the most frequent mental disorder in older people, often causing emotional distress and reduced quality of life. Despite its clinical significance, depression remains underdiagnosed and inadequately treated in older patients. Regarding prognosis, data suggest that almost 70 of patients, treated long enough and with appropriate doses, recover from an index episode of depression. While major depression and mood disorders mostly affect younger adults, older adults with depressive symptoms often arise as result of health problems, bereavement, and loss of social contact. According to the national institute of health, almost 5 of seniors have experienced a major depressive disorder episode in the last year. Subsyndromal depression, and persistent depressive disorder). It addresses three developmental cohorts children and adolescents general adults and older adults (ages 60 and over). Ten systematic reviews and meta-analyses, along with other literature and observations from practitioners and patients, served as the basis for the guideline. Depression is a psychiatric illness that has many causes such as genetic and environmental factors and is underdiagnosed in older adults. Depression results in emotional andor physical pain, impaired functioning, reduced quality of life, and difficulties in relationships andor employment, as well as high financial costs to society and healthcare systems. Objectives to examine the intersection of depression and alcohol use among older adults with multiple chronic health conditions (mccs). depression is among the most common mental disorders in older adults 1, 2. 1 is described in the group of people 75 years of age or older. Depression in old age is associated with various negative health consequences for the affected individual, e. Apas clinical practice guideline recommends seven psychotherapy interventions as well as a second-generation antidepressant (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitorsssrisserotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitorssnrisor norepinephrinedopamine reuptake inhibitorsndris) for the treatment of depression in adults. Journal of depression and anxiety is an open access journal that aims to publish the most complete and reliable source of information on the discoveries and current developments in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. In all areas of the field and making them available online without any restrictions or subscriptions to the researchers worldwide.