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The Elderly Do Well In Therapy

MainerMikeBrown

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When I was in college years ago, one course I took was about mental illness for members of the geriatric population.

The instructor said that many people in our society believe that the elderly don't do well in therapy. She also said that idea isn't true. It's a myth. She said that, in general, those who are elderly who have mental health issues do well in therapy and find psychotherapy as something that is quite helpful to them.

Not all older people are set in their ways, which I think is a good thing. Many of them can and do change their belief systems and really can be happy.
 
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