skip to content
Geriatric mental health care : a treatment guide for health professionals Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Geriatric mental health care : a treatment guide for health professionals

Author: Gary J Kennedy
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This up-to-date volume expands the practitioner's therapeutic options and illuminates the rewards - as well as the challenges - of working with older adults. It belongs on the desks of frontline clinicians; graduate students and trainees in gerontology, general psychiatry, geriatric medicine, clinical psychology, social work, and nursing; and elder care lawyers. It will serve as a text in graduate-level courses and  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary J Kennedy
ISBN: 1572305924 9781572305922
OCLC Number: 44270543
Description: xix, 347 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Core Concepts from Sociology and Clinical Sciences --
The New Psychopharmacology: Burdens and Benefits --
Attributes of Successful Geriatric Practice --
Depression and Anxiety --
Assessment --
Symptom Identification, Screening for the Disorders --
Geriatric Syndromes, Depression, and Anxiety --
Comorbidity of Mental and Physical Disorders --
Anxiety Disorders --
Suicide --
Comprehensive Treatment of Depression and Anxiety Disorders --
The Dementias --
Dementia Defined --
Epidemiology --
Genetic and Other Risk Factors --
Diagnostic Criteria and Procedures --
Differential Diagnosis --
Cognitive Assessment --
Assessment of Functional Impairment --
General Treatment Considerations --
Medications to Palliate Cognitive Impairment --
Environmental Modifications --
Management of Behavioral and Psychological Signs and Symptoms --
Specific Problem Behaviors and Symptoms --
Medications to Lessen Behavioral and Psychological Disturbances --
Caregiver Burden and Dysfunctional Family Dynamics --
Practitioner as De Facto Guardian and Other Medical--Legal Issues --
Management of Financial Resources --
Preparations for End-of-Life Care --
Psychosis and Mania --
Achieving and Sustaining the Alliance --
The Schizophrenias --
Delusional Disorder --
Mania --
Antipsychotics and the Avoidance of Movement Disorders --
Electroconvulsive Therapy for Mania or Psychosis --
Sleep Disturbances --
Assessment --
Treatment --
Personality, Somatoform, and Pain Disorders --
Personality Disorders --
Somatoform and Pain Disorders.
Responsibility: Gary J. Kennedy.
More information:

Abstract:

Sets forth a clear framework for understanding the interplay of medical, psychologicl, and social factors in frequently encountered problems among older adults.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"In a clearly written, practical guidebook for practitioners, Dr. Kennedy combines a wealth of published information with his own considerable clinical experience in treating older individuals....I Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44270543> # Geriatric mental health care : a treatment guide for health professionals
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "44270543" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1199118> ; # Older people--Mental health services
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/941248> ; # Geriatric psychiatry
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85002114> ; # Older people--Mental health
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/gerontopsychiatrie> ; # Gérontopsychiatrie
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/aged> ; # Aged
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85002115> ; # Older people--Mental health services
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/mental_health_services> ; # Mental Health Services
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/personnes_agees_sante_mentale_services_de> ; # Personnes âgées--Santé mentale, Services de
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/mental_health> ; # Mental Health
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1076319> ; # Primary care (Medicine)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/soins_de_sante_primaires> ; # Soins de santé primaires
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/personnes_agees_sante_mentale> ; # Personnes âgées--Santé mentale
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/618.97689/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1199117> ; # Older people--Mental health
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/mental_disorders> ; # Mental Disorders
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/primary_health_care> ; # Primary Health Care
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2000" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/41996013> ; # Gary J. Kennedy
   schema:datePublished "2000" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/15338277> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Geriatric mental health care : a treatment guide for health professionals"@en ;
   schema:productID "44270543" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/44270543#PublicationEvent/new_york_guilford_press_2000> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Agent/guilford_press> ; # Guilford Press
   schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/44270543#Review/-2064576873> ;
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/guilford041/00042231.html> ;
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0651/00042231-s.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781572305922> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/44270543> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Agent/guilford_press> # Guilford Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Guilford Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/gerontopsychiatrie> # Gérontopsychiatrie
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Gérontopsychiatrie"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/mental_health_services> # Mental Health Services
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mental Health Services"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/personnes_agees_sante_mentale> # Personnes âgées--Santé mentale
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Personnes âgées--Santé mentale"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/personnes_agees_sante_mentale_services_de> # Personnes âgées--Santé mentale, Services de
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Personnes âgées--Santé mentale, Services de"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/primary_health_care> # Primary Health Care
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Primary Health Care"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15338277#Topic/soins_de_sante_primaires> # Soins de santé primaires
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Soins de santé primaires"@fr ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85002114> # Older people--Mental health
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Older people--Mental health"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85002115> # Older people--Mental health services
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Older people--Mental health services"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1076319> # Primary care (Medicine)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Primary care (Medicine)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1199117> # Older people--Mental health
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Older people--Mental health"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1199118> # Older people--Mental health services
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Older people--Mental health services"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/941248> # Geriatric psychiatry
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geriatric psychiatry"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/41996013> # Gary J. Kennedy
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1948" ;
   schema:familyName "Kennedy" ;
   schema:givenName "Gary J." ;
   schema:name "Gary J. Kennedy" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781572305922>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1572305924" ;
   schema:isbn "9781572305922" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/44270543#Review/-2064576873>
    a schema:Review ;
   schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44270543> ; # Geriatric mental health care : a treatment guide for health professionals
   schema:reviewBody ""This up-to-date volume expands the practitioner's therapeutic options and illuminates the rewards - as well as the challenges - of working with older adults. It belongs on the desks of frontline clinicians; graduate students and trainees in gerontology, general psychiatry, geriatric medicine, clinical psychology, social work, and nursing; and elder care lawyers. It will serve as a text in graduate-level courses and clinical practica. Although written for health professionals, the book will also fill a need for seniors and family members seeking authoritative information about mental health care."--Jacket." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.