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in the Centre for Advanced Research on 'Health and Behaviour', Govt. Rajaji Hospital, Madurai. The first phase of the project 'Problems of the Aged Seeking Psychiatric help' was hospital based and the report has been published (Venkoba Rao, 1987). The second phase was based at the Primary Health Centre, Kallandiri, near Madurai and the project lasted for the period 1984 to 1988. This publication offers the Final Report of this project. The principal aim was to develop a model of Total Health Care of the Aged at the Primary Health Centre level with the existing infrastructure facilities and certain additional inputs. The results have indicated for the first time in the country that such a care at the PHC level for the oldsters is possible.

 Venkoba Rao, A. (1987) Problems of the aged seeking psychiatric help - Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi.
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