Mental Disorders in Older Adults, Second Edition: Fundamentals of Assessment and Treatment

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Guilford Press, 29. ožu 2011. - Broj stranica: 468
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Illustrated with abundant clinical material, this book provides essential knowledge and skills for effective mental health practice with older adults. It demonstrates how to evaluate and treat frequently encountered clinical problems in this population, including dementias, mood and anxiety disorders, and paranoid symptoms. Strategies are presented for implementing psychosocial interventions and integrating them with medications. The book also describes insightful approaches for supporting family caregivers and addresses the nuts and bolts of consulting in institutional settings. Combining their expertise as a researcher and an experienced clinician, the authors offer a unique perspective on the challenges facing older adults and how to help them lead more fulfilling and independent lives. Three reproducible forms can also be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.


 

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Clinical Practice with Older Adults
1
Normal Processes of Aging
10
Dementia Delirium and Other Cognitive Problems
40
Mood and Anxiety Disorders
78
Other Common Mental Health Problems in Later Life
99
The Clinical Interview
115
Psychological Testing for Differential Diagnosis and Capacity Evaluations
153
Foundations of Treatment
189
Treatment of Anxiety Symptoms
263
Treatment of Paranoid Symptoms 281 CHAPTER 12 Treatment of Dementia
299
Family Caregiving
321
Consultation in Institutional Settings
351
Ethical Issues in Geriatric Psychology
380
References
397
Index
451
Autorska prava

Treatment of Depression
228

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Stranica 417 - Inouye SK, Charpentier PA: Precipitating factors for delirium in hospitalized elderly persons: predictive model and interrelationship with baseline vulnerability.
Stranica 420 - Dementia and depression among the elderly living in the Hobart community: The effect of the diagnostic criteria on the prevalence rates. Psychol Med 15:771-788.
Stranica 90 - Some of these disorders include panic attacks, agoraphobia, panic disorder without agoraphobia, panic disorder with agoraphobia, agoraphobia without history of panic disorder, specific phobia, social phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, acute stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, anxiety disorder due to a general medical condition, substance-induced anxiety disorder, and anxiety disorder not otherwise specified (American Psychiatric Association, 1994).
Stranica 62 - A relationship between the above two disorders manifested or inferred by the presence of one or more of the following: (a) onset of dementia within 3 months following a recognized stroke; (b) abrupt deterioration in cognitive functions, or fluctuating, stepwise progression of cognitive deficits. II. Clinical features consistent with the diagnosis of probably vascular dementia include the following: 1.
Stranica 428 - EJ. et al (1996) Consensus guidelines for the clinical and pathologic diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB): report on the consortium on DLB international workshop.
Stranica 423 - Trojanowski, JQ (1991) A68: a major subunit of paired helical filaments and derivatized forms of normal tau.

O autoru (2011)

Steven H. Zarit, PhD, is Professor and Head of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Pennsylvania State University, and is also Adjunct Professor at the Institute of Gerontology, Jönköping University, Jönköping, Sweden. He has conducted research on late-life issues, particularly family caregiving and adaptation for older adults. Dr. Zarit is a recipient of the Distinguished Career Contribution Award from the Gerontological Society of America.

Judy M. Zarit, PhD, has been in private practice in State College, Pennsylvania, since 1986. She specializes in neuropsychological assessment of dementia and clinical interventions with older adults. Dr. Zarit also provides consultation services to nursing homes and assisted-living facilities.
 

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