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Older Peoples' Mental Health

Mental health in older adults is a significant and complex topic that encompasses various aspects of psychological well-being in the later stages of life. Mental health in older adults can be influenced by a combination of biological, psychological and social factors. 

In this topic guide you are able to access key texts available in print or electronically within UHD/DHUFT, useful websites, and links to relevant journals. Please note that you may need to logon using your OpenAthens password to access many of these resources.

If there are books that you would like to recommend, please let us know. Or contact us to make any suggestions to improve this topic guide.

Mental Health Awareness Week: 13th -19th May

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 will take place from 13 to 19 May, on the theme of “Movement: Moving more for our mental health”.

World Mental Health Day: 10th October

To raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health. 

Useful Links

BMJ Best Practice


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