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Dr. Gary Arthur Grove, M.D.

Psychiatrist

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42 years Experience
Dr. Gary Arthur Grove, M.D.
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • University of Southern California
  • Accepting new patients

My friend doesn't take care of her mother. Is this elder abuse?

Have you spoken to her and do you know the whole story? If not you may want to do so if she is a close friend. Otherwise, an appropriate next step is to call Adult Protective READ MORE
Have you spoken to her and do you know the whole story? If not you may want to do so if she is a close friend. Otherwise, an appropriate next step
is to call Adult Protective Services or it's equivalent in your state. They will investigate the situation and determine if elder abuse is present.

My mother is 80 years old and has severe anxiety. Should she really be on xanex?

Xanax (alprazolam) can be risky in the elderly. I wouldn't stop it abruptly, though, as there are serious withdrawal consequences. There are better medications for anxiety, but READ MORE
Xanax (alprazolam) can be risky in the elderly. I wouldn't stop it abruptly, though, as there are serious withdrawal consequences. There are better medications for anxiety, but she should see a psychiatrist, preferably a geriatric psychiatrist, to safely transition her to another medication. Psychotherapy may also be helpful.

How can I help my grandmother with her depression?

She should be evaluated by a mental health professional. She may just need talk therapy, but might require antidepressant medication. I would also suggest a grief support group. READ MORE
She should be evaluated by a mental health professional. She may just need talk therapy, but might require antidepressant medication. I would also suggest a grief support group.

My elderly mother has depression. What can be done for her?

You are correct that medications can sometimes cause depression. But there are multiple other possible causes. I would recommend having her evaluated by a geriatric psychiatrist, READ MORE
You are correct that medications can sometimes cause depression. But there are multiple other possible causes. I would recommend having her evaluated by a geriatric psychiatrist, can more accurately pinpoint the nature and cause(s) of her depression and recommend appropriate interventions.

My husband is starting to have delusions, what can I do?

There are numerous causes of late-life delusions, only one of which is Alzheimer's. The best thing you can do is have him evaluated by a geriatric or general psychiatrist or a READ MORE
There are numerous causes of late-life delusions, only one of which is Alzheimer's. The best thing you can do is have him evaluated by a geriatric or general psychiatrist or a neurologist.