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28.07.2021 | Geriatric Psychiatry (S Lehmann, Section Editor)

Emergent and Non-Emergent Agitation in the Older Adult: Evaluation and Management

According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, during 2014–2017, approximately 20% of all emergency department visits in the United States were made by adults aged 60 and over [ 1 ]. As the population of older adults grows to a …

28.07.2021 | Geriatric Psychiatry (S Lehmann, Section Editor)

An Overview of Anxiety, Trauma-Related and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders

Anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, and trauma-related disorders are common and underrecognized in older adults. Collectively, these syndromes contribute to diminished quality of life, increased disability, and greater healthcare costs, underscoring …

24.07.2021 | Geriatric Psychiatry (S Lehmann, Section Editor)

Evaluation and Management of Alcohol use Disorder among Older Adults

The prevalence of substance use disorders (SUD) among older adults is rising in the United States and alcohol is the most commonly used substance in this population. The 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) found that approximately …

08.01.2021 | Neurology of Aging (K Marder, Section Editor)

Antisense Oligonucleotide Therapeutics for Neurodegenerative Disorders

Expanding therapeutic targets from proteins to nucleic acids has opened up exciting areas of opportunity in neurodegenerative disorders. Antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs) are synthetic short single-stranded chains of nucleic acids that target …

07.01.2021 | Geriatric Psychiatry (C Quatman and C Quatman-Yates, Section Editors)

Nutritional Considerations in Geriatric Orthopedics

By 2050, there will be approximately 83.7 million Americans aged 65 and over [ 1 ]. As the population ages in the USA, the prevalence of fractures in older people continues to climb. Fragility fractures as a result of aging and osteoporosis are …

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Current Geriatrics Reports provides in-depth review articles contributed by international experts on the most significant developments in the field. By presenting clear, insightful, balanced reviews that emphasize recently published papers of major importance, the journal serves all those involved in the care, treatment, and study of patients adversely affected by the spectrum of age-related conditions.

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