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 GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRIC 

 

DR. RICHARD ADEBAYO

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 Position: HOD
 Department
: GERIATRIC   PSYCHIATRIC

 Work Rate: 24 Hours
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Geriatric Psychiatric

GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY emphasizes the biological and psychological aspects of normal aging, the psychiatric effect of acute and chronic physical illness, and the biological and psychosocial aspects of the pathology of primary psychiatric disturbances of older age. Geriatric psychiatrists focus on prevention, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders in the elderly and improvement of psychiatric care for healthy and ill elderly patients. The main disorders encountered are the dementias, depression, late-life schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease.

SERVICES

  • Diagnoses and assessment of elderly patients
  • Treatment mental and emotional disorders in elderly patients
  • Outpatient Services at the OPC Clinic
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Care for elderly patients
  • Training and Research

GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRIC UNIT’S CONSULTANT

Dr Taiwo Oduguwa