- Psychiatric Annals
- January 2010 - Volume 40 · Issue 1: 20-28
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the world’s 65-and-older population is projected to triple by midcentury, from 516 million in 2009 to 1.53 billion in 2050. In the United States, the population that is 65 and older will more than double by 2050, rising from 39 million in 2009 to 89 million.1
Carolina Aponte Urdaneta, MD; and Mugdha Thakur, MD, are with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
Dr. Aponte Urdaneta and Dr. Thakur have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Address correspondence to: Mugdha Thakur, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 3386, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710.