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Functional psychiatric disorders of the elderly

Author: Edmond Chiu; David Ames
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2006, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmond Chiu; David Ames
ISBN: 0521026768 9780521026765
OCLC Number: 74890151
Notes: Based on a symposium held in Melbourne, Australia in 1990 by the Geriatric Psychiatry Section of the World Psychiatric Association.
Description: 623 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: List of contributors --
Preface --
Introduction --
a personal note / Tom Arie --
Acknowledgement --
pt. 1. Classification --
1. Functional psychiatric disorders in ICD / Norman Sartorius, T. Bedirhan Üstün --
2. The classification of functional psychiatric disorders in DSM-III-R and DSM-IV / Peter Rabins, Marshal Folstein --
pt. 2. General epidemiology --
3. Epistemiology in the study of functional psychiatric disorders of the elderly / Robin Eastwood --
pt. 3. Neuroses --
4. Panic disorders in the elderly / Fiona Judd, Graham Burrows --
5. Obsessive-compulsive disorder in the elderly / John Tiller --
6. Generalized anxiety and phobic disorders / James Lindesay, Sube Banerjee --
pt. 4. Affective disorders --
7. The epidemiology of affective disorders in old age / John Snowdon --
8. The outcome of depressive illness in old age / Peter Burvill --
9. Pseudodementia in geriatric depression / Rotimi Batulaiye, George S. Alexopoulos --
10. Depression in nursing and residential homes / David Ames --
11. Depression in primary care settings / Martin Blanchard, Anthony Mann --
12. Treatment of depression to the elderly / Henry Brodaty, Kaarin Anstey --
13. Mania in late life : conceptual and clinical issues / Ken Shulman --
14. Suicide in the elderly / Ajit Shah, Thirunavukarasu Ganesvaran. pt. 5. Psychosexual disorders --
15. Psychosexual disorders / John Kellett --
pt. 6. Substance use and abuse --
16. Substance use and abuse / Stephen Ticehurst --
pt. 7. Schizophrenia and related psychoses --
17. The elderly with schizophrenia / Heinz Hafner, Martin Hambrecht --
18. Late onset paranoid disorders --
pt. 1. Coming to terms with late paraphrenia / Psvaldo Almeida, Robert Howard, Hans Förstl, Raymond Levy --
pt. 2. Paraphrenia, schizophrenia, or? / Peter Rabins, Godfrey Pearlson --
19. Community or asylum? : finding a place to care fot he elderly psychiatric patient / Chris Gilleard --
pt. 8. Psychological, biological and medical issues --
20. A developmental psychology of old age / Sid Williams --
21. The biology of functional psychiatric disorders / Michael Philpot --
22. Brain imaging in functional psychiatric disorders of the elderly / Robert Howard, Barbara Beats --
23. Medical co-morbidity : presentation to a general hospital setting / Brice Pitt --
24. Psychiatric aspects of cerebro-vascular disease / Peter Burvill --
pt. 9. Treatment methods --
25. Geriatric psychopharmacology / Brian Leonard --
26. Electro-convulsive therapy in later life / Susan Benbow --
27. Family therapy / Barbara Knothe, Peter McArdle. 28. Group therapy in the elderly / Sanford Finkel, Paul Metler, Wendy Wasson, Karen Berte, Nancy Bailey, Diane Brauer, James Gandy --
29. Integrated psychotherapy of the elderly / Joel Sadavoy --
30. Management of the treatment team in a multidisciplinary framework / Edmond Chiu --
31. Occupational therapy / Kristine Alexander --
32. Nursing management / Jan Tinney --
33. Social work and the psychiatry of late life / Elizabeth Ozanne --
34. Music therapy / Ruth Bright --
35. Physiotherapy / Karen Webster, Joan McMecken --
pt. 10. Conclusion --
A concluding overview / Brian Davies --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Edmond Chiu, David Ames.

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