Changes in Decision-Making Capacity in Older Adults: Assessment and Intervention
Sara Honn Qualls, Michael A. Smyer
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 8, 2008 - Psychology - 304 pages
Part of the Wiley Series in Clinical Geropsychology, "Changes in Decision-Making Capacity in Older Adults: Assessment and Intervention" helps to familiarize you with the legal and social contexts for decision making in potentially impaired individuals. Editors Sara Qualls and Michael Smyer have brought together a notable team of international contributors to provide you with a unique framework of the legal, social, and psychological approaches to assessing the ability of older adults to make decisions.
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