Profiles - Age 65+
A former brewer, feels he was probably depressed even as a child. He has had a number of bouts of depression and currently has cancer.
A retired married man whose depression came about in 1995 after a whole range of life stressors (e.g. increased workloads, loss, increased family demands). It took 4 years to overcome his depression. (Played by an actor.)
A retired 69 year old male who has suffered bipolar disorder since young adulthood, and severe bouts of depression requiring hospitalisation.
A retired, married man. He has 2 grown children and grandchildren. Diagnosed in his early 20's he has had numerous episodes of depression and has suffered from anxiety.