Jeffrey Foster, MD


1207 lake forest circle


Late-Life Depression, Dementias- Top Educational Priorities for AAGP

November 01, 1997

Lack of energy, recurrent thoughts of death and difficulty with concentration are viewed by more than half of medical decision-makers in families as natural components of aging rather than as symptoms of clinical depression, according to a Louis Harris and Associates survey. Additionally, 93% of all adults polled said they believe depression is a normal side effect for those suffering from a medical condition.