External Links about Depression Masking as Dementia
HelpGuide Includes a scale to differentiate between depression and dementia and how to receive help.
MedlinePlus Interactive tutorial that is a self screening tool that can be used to assist in determining if depression is present and how best to proceed if it is.
National Guideline Clearinghouse Information from a study describing characteristics that increase the risk of depression and some recommended tests for screening.
National Memory National Memory Screening Day is a collaborative effort spearheaded by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America to promote early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses, and to encourage appropriate intervention.