Mental Health Disorders in the Elderly

CPS has developed guides for the use of benzodiazepines, antidepressants and antipsychotics in the Elderly. A separate document has the references to which the guides refer.

Guide to the use of Benzodiazepines in the Elderly

Benzodiazepine references

Guide to the use of Antidepressants in the Elderly

Antidepressant References

Guide to the Use of Antipsychotics in the Elderly

Antipsychotics References


In addition, a more comprehensive document on Mental health issues and prescribing in Tasmania is available, which forms the background for the developement of the Guides.

Mental Health Prescribing for the Elderly