Ask A Specialist: Depression in the Elderly with Dr Esther Ebenezer

In this episode of the live Homage Web Series, Prof. Dr Esther Ebenezer, discusses depression in the elderly, its symptoms, causes, and prevalence in Malaysia.

by Raihan Rahman

What are the 5 signs of elderly depression? Is suicide more common in the elderly in Malaysia?
Prof. Dr Esther Ebenezer, Professor in Psychiatry at UniKL Royal College Of Medicine Perak, discusses depression in the elderly, its symptoms, causes, and prevalence in Malaysia.
Tune in to discover more about the differences between depression in seniors and younger individuals, as well as other mental conditions that can develop as we age 🧓🏼
Prof. Dr Esther Ebenezer is the Professor in Psychiatry at UniKL Royal College Of Medicine Perak and Consultant Psychiatrist of Pantai Hospital Ipoh.
She graduated with a Master in Psychological Medicine from the Universiti Malaya and a Fellow in Old Age Psychiatry from The University of Western Australia. She is a prominent figure in the field of psychology for her work in psychiatric disorders and dementia.
Prof. Dr Esther Ebenezer is also an EXCO member of the Alzheimer’s Disease Foundation Malaysia – ADFM.

About the Writer
Raihan Rahman
Raihan loves psychological thriller books and horror movies but sleeps with a night light, lest the monsters get her.
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