Depression in

Depression in childhood

Reluctance to attend school and excessive clinging to parents may be symptoms of depression.

Depression in women

It has been observed in most parts of the world that twice as many women as men experience depression.

Depression in the elderly

Depression in the aged is common and is often unrecognised as such. As they tend to present more commonly with physical complaints, general practitioners may miss a diagnosis of depression.

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Michael Simpson has been a senior psychiatric academic, researcher, and Professor in several countries, having worked at London University in the UK; McMaster University in Canada; Temple University in Philadelphia, USA.; and the University of Natal in South Africa.

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