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The Geropsychiatry Clinic provides a team-based approach to the evaluation and treatment of older adults with many different types of mental health conditions. We work collaboratively with patients, their families and caregivers, and other treating providers, to enhance older adults' mental well-being and quality of life.
- Mood disorders
- Anxiety disorders
- Neurodegenerative disorders (e.g., Alzheimer's disease) with behavioral or psychological symptoms
In addition, we work with many of our patients on co-occurring symptoms and conditions that affect their mental well-being, such as sleep problems, changes in physical function, pain, loneliness, and grief.
This Program Provides
- Psychosocial support groups
- Social work consultation
- Referrals to other resources and agencies for identified needs
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emerita