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A Case Study on Polypharmacy and Depression in a 75-Year-Old Woman with Visual Deficits and Charles Bonnet Syndrome

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Grupo de Investigación Dependencia, Gerontología, y Geriatría, Universidade Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Servicio Enfermería EOXI Lugo, 27003 Lugo, Spain
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Servicio Farmacia EOXI Lugo, 27003 Lugo, Spain
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Sanitas Hospitales A Coruña, 15005 A Coruna, Spain
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Departamento de Psicología Evolutiva y de la Educación, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Academic Editors: Mojtaba Vaismoradi and Ralf Lobmann
Geriatrics 2022, 7(1), 5; https://doi.org/10.3390/geriatrics7010005
Received: 9 November 2021 / Revised: 22 December 2021 / Accepted: 24 December 2021 / Published: 28 December 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Cognitive Aging and Cognitive Impairment 2021)
Depression is one of the most prevalent pathologies in older adults. Its diagnosis and treatment are complex due to different factors that intervene in its development and progression, including intercurrent organic diseases, perceptual deficits, use of drugs, and psycho-social conditions associated with the aging process. We present the case of a 75-year-old woman (who lives in the community) with a diagnosis of major depression with more than 10 years of history, analyzing her evolution and therapeutic approach. View Full-Text
Keywords: depression; adjustment disorder; glaucoma; hallucinations; polypharmacy depression; adjustment disorder; glaucoma; hallucinations; polypharmacy
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Caamaño-Ponte, J.; Gómez Digón, M.; Pereira Pía, M.; de la Iglesia Cabezudo, A.; Echevarría Canoura, M.; Facal, D. A Case Study on Polypharmacy and Depression in a 75-Year-Old Woman with Visual Deficits and Charles Bonnet Syndrome. Geriatrics 2022, 7, 5. https://doi.org/10.3390/geriatrics7010005

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Caamaño-Ponte J, Gómez Digón M, Pereira Pía M, de la Iglesia Cabezudo A, Echevarría Canoura M, Facal D. A Case Study on Polypharmacy and Depression in a 75-Year-Old Woman with Visual Deficits and Charles Bonnet Syndrome. Geriatrics. 2022; 7(1):5. https://doi.org/10.3390/geriatrics7010005

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Caamaño-Ponte, José, Martina Gómez Digón, Mercedes Pereira Pía, Antonio de la Iglesia Cabezudo, Margarita Echevarría Canoura, and David Facal. 2022. "A Case Study on Polypharmacy and Depression in a 75-Year-Old Woman with Visual Deficits and Charles Bonnet Syndrome" Geriatrics 7, no. 1: 5. https://doi.org/10.3390/geriatrics7010005

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