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The Practical Handbook of Clinical Gerontology

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Providing a unique combination of perspectives, treatment approaches and expertise, The Practical Handbook of Clinical Gerontology explores issues relevant to practitioners who work with the elderly. In 22 accessible chapters, renowned contributors - representing fields such as psychology, medicine, neuropsychology, nursing and law - examine what is known about specific disorders and discuss treatment techniques and the development of intervention plans.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

PART ONE: GENERAL ISSUES IN THE TREATMENT OF THE ELDERLY
Psychological Perspectives on the Normal Aging Process - Susan Krauss Whitbourne
Prevention, Nutrition, and Exercise in the Aged - Walter M Bortz II and Sharon Stewart Bortz
Dependency in Late Life - Ann L Horgas, Hans-Werner Wahl, and Margaret M Baltes
Clinical Intervention with Ethnic Minority Elders - Jeanne L Tsai and Laura L Carstensen
The Significance of Gender in the Treatment of Older Adults - Susan Turk-Charles, Tara Rose, and Margaret Gatz
Practical Issues Related to Maintenance of Mental Health and Positive Well-Being in Family Caregivers - Larry W Thompson and Dolores Gallagher-Thompson
PART TWO: SPECIAL ISSUES IN ASSESSMENT
Interviewing Older Adults - Barry A Edelstein and Elizabeth M Semenchuk
Assessment of Competence to Make Medical Decisions - Marshall B Kapp
Screening for Neuropsychological Impairment - Michael D Franzen and Roy C Martin
Psychological Manifestations of Physical Disease in the Elderly - Deborah W Frazer, Martin L Leicht, and Matt Dane Baker
PART THREE: PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS AND BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS
Dementia - James R Youngjohn and Thomas H Crook III
Schizophrenia and Delusional Disorder - Joanne Marengo and Jerry F Westermeyer
Mood Disorders in Older Adults - Rachel Wolfe, Jannay Morrow, and Barbara L Fredrickson
Anxiety Disorders - Jane E Fisher and James P Noll
Alcoholism in the Older Population - Joseph G Liberto, David W Oslin, and Paul E Ruskin
Urinary Incontinence - Kathryn Larsen Burgio and Julie L Locher
Wandering and Aggression - Jiska Cohen-Mansfield et al
Sleep Disturbances - Richard R Bootzin et al
PART FOUR: INTERFACING WITH GERIATRICS
Interdisciplinary Health Care Teams - Antonette M Zeiss and Ann M Steffen
The Basic Unit of Geriatric Care
Common Medical Problems in Geriatric Patients - Eleanor S Segal
Geriatric Rehabilitation - Laura Mosqueda
Geriatric Psychopharmacology - Jeanette Schneider
EAN: 9780803952379
ISBN: 0803952376
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SAGE PUBN
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 1996
Seitenanzahl: 728 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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