NCLEX-RN Question 5

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Q: Which of the following psychiatric disturbances are most common among the elderly?

A. Depression
B. Anxiety
C. Bipolar disorders
D. Personality disorders

Correct Answer: A
The most common psychiatric disturbances in the elderly population are depression and dementia. Depression is the most common affective psychiatric disorder that occurs after the middle years.

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