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Dr Declan Lyons

Consultant Psychiatrist at St Patrick’s Mental Health Services & Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry at Trinity College Dublin (PhD, MSc, MRCP (UK), MRCPsych)

Why do clinicians struggle to diagnose late life depression?

Dr Declan Lyons specialises in the mental health of older adults and working alongside a multidisciplinary team, conducts a Memory Assessment Service and directs the Evergreen Rehabilitative Programme for service users aged 65 and over at St Patrick’s Hospital. He chairs the Board of the Human Givens Institute in the UK and is a Director of Aware. He has authored a number of books, aimed at professional and lay audiences, on the topic of mental well being in later life.