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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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This multi-disciplinary work is of international significance. It links psychiatry and somatic medicine, and confronts issues of comorbidity. Mood disorders are the commonest psychiatric illnesses encountered in the elderly and, as such, they receive the greatest coverage, but the text also focuses on the controversial area of late life paranoid disorder and schizophrenia, the neglected field of neurosis in old age,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Congress
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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