Background: According to reports, dementia and severe depression are the two neuropsychiatric illnesses most responsible for morbidity among this population. This research was done to better understand the prevalence of neuropsychiatric disorders in the elderly.
Materials and Methods: 104 people over the age of 60 of both genders were evaluated for organic mental diseases, psychosis, and mood disorders such as mania and depression. The results of these evaluations were documented.
Results: There were 104 participants, 64 men and 40 ladies. Organic mental illness was the most common diagnosis, accounting for 54 cases, followed by alcohol dependency (20), schizophrenia (12), mood disorder (9), and anxiety condition (7). The distinction was statistically significant (P 0.05).
Conclusion: Organic mental disease was the most frequent kind of neuropsychiatric illness.