From Palliative Care Australia Stories about living, dying and Palliative Care
Distinguishing between sadness and depression at the end of life: a significant challenge tackled by a leader in palliative care
29 August 2017
Early in his palliative care career, Professor Gregory Crawford had a young patient with depression, whose experience affected him deeply. Now a professor of palliative medicine within the discipline of medicine at the University of Adelaide, he gives an insight into how his career unfolded, and the challenges of treating mental health issues at the end of life.