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Depression and anxiety in esidential aged care : attitudes, help-seeking and effectiveness of group-based cognitive behaviour therapy

Wickramariyaratne, Tushara


Depression and anxiety among older people who live in residential aged care is severely under-recognised and under-treated. The aim of this dissertation was to examine ways to improve the provision of psychological therapies to residents through a two-step process of examining older adults' willingness to seek help for depression and anxiety, and by evaluating the effectiveness of providing group-based cognitive behaviour therapy within residential aged care facilities. Informed by theoretical...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Thesis (DPsych(Clinical))
DOI: 10.25911/5d514199c46a3


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