Being Patient Perspectives: Getting Over the Depression of an Early-Onset Diagnosis

By Being Patient | February 12th, 2019

After being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s at age 50, Peter Berry considered ending his life. Following the initial shock, he realized there are people going through similar experiences who he could help. Being Patient talks to Berry about how to deal with depression after an early-onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

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2 thoughts on “Being Patient Perspectives: Getting Over the Depression of an Early-Onset Diagnosis

  1. I was diagnosed almost 3 days ago at age 51 with Younger onset. I am usually a happy person, but believe me I struggle each day with depression and the thoughts of suicide to not have to deal with what is going to happen to me

  2. I need help. My grandmother passed 3 years ago with dementia. My mother 73 showing very degenerative brain damage trying to learn to help her at the same time I feel the same conditions maybe less noticeable. Scared and worried

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