Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry (Google eBook)
Mohammed T. Abou-Saleh, Cornelius L. E. Katona, Anand Kumar
John Wiley & Sons, Jul 28, 2011 - Medical - 934 pages
The renowned Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry, now in its third edition, addresses the social and biological concepts of geriatric mental health from an international perspective. Featuring contributions by distinguished authors from around the world, the book offers a distinctive angle on issues in this continually developing discipline.
Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry provides a comprehensive review of:
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Continuing the practice of earlier editions, the major sections of the book address aging, diagnosis and assessment and clinical conditions, incorporating an engaging discussion on substance abuse and schizophrenic disorders. Shorter sections include the presentation of mental illness in elderly people from different cultures—one of the most popular sections in previous editions. Learning and behavioural studies, as well as models of geriatric psychiatry practice, are covered extensively. This book provides a detailed overview of the entire range of mental illness in old age, presented within an accessible format.
Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry is an essential read for psychiatrists, geriatricians, neurologists and psychologists. It is of particular use for instructors of general psychiatry programs and their residents.
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This textbook is an intellectual tour de force. Comprehensive and detailed, it is the best textbook of geriatric psychiatry on the market. As a future fellow in geriatric psychiatry, I am glad to have ... Read full review