Aging and Mental Health: Positive Psychosocial and Biomedical Approaches
This text is extremely well-respected in social work, geriatric medicine, nursing, and related disciplines for its comprehensive coverage of the aging process and its effects on mental health. This text sets out the nature and problems of old age, including the position of older people in their families, and then explores some common emotional problems and psychiatric disorders that can affect the elderly. Specific chapter coverage focuses on race, ethnicity, gender, crime, alcoholism, and physical disabilities including deafness and blindness, as well as Alzheimer's Disease and related disorders.
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OLDER PEOPLE AND THEIR FAMnJES
HEALTHY SUCCESSFUL OLD AGE
COMMON EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS
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