This research article describes a study in which the findings suggest there is a relationship between different kinds of eating disturbance and the severity of Alzheimer's Disease. 10 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.
The authors discuss how anorexia is one of the major symptoms of depression in the elderly. Many elderly patients visit primary care physicians prior to seeking psychiatric help and therefore greater awareness and screening in the primary care setting is needed. A case study is included and discussed. 4 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.
In this article the authors provide a concise summary of a causes and factors that influence anorexia of aging including currently available tools for assessment and management. 9 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.
The authors of this publication discuss the complex the problem of anorexia of aging and how it fulfills the criteria of being geriatric syndrome description (as it was currently defined). 4 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.
This article describes a study that aimed to evaluate the relationship between anorexia of aging and measure of physical performance, muscle strength and functional status in older adults 80 years or older. 7 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.