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    What is the effectiveness of old-age mental health services?

    The European Region had 15% of its population 65 years old or older and nearly 7% 75 or over in 2000, the world’s highest percentages. By 2030 these figures will increase to 24% and 12% respectively. The effect on health care will be amplified by a disproportionate increase in dementia, and depression,...

    Mental health I: key issues in the development of policy and practice across Europe

    Mental health problems account for approximately 20% of the total burden of ill health in Europe (WHO, 2004a). This estimate of burden is just the tip of the iceberg; what makes mental health almost unique is the broad impact it can have on all aspects of life, including physical health, family relations...