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Bipolar Disorder in Later Life Edited by Martha Sajatovic, MD, and Frederic C. Blow, PhD
Publisher's Comments: Thought leaders in bipolar disorder, mental health services research, and geriatrics cover diagnosis patterns over the life course; the role of assessment scales, pharmacologic and psychological therapies; treatment adherence; effects of cultural factors; assessing quality of care; and legal and ethical issues.
Geriatric Psychiatry Basics By Kenneth Sakauye, MD
As the client population ages, general psychiatrists are increasingly called upon to care for elderly patients. This authoritative, quick reference can help non-specialized practitioners assess and diagnose memory impairment, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, depression, psychosis, substance abuse, and more.
Mental Disorders in Older Adults, 2nd Edition: Fundamentals of Assessment and Treatment By Steven H. Zarit and Judy M. Zarit
Drawing on research and clinical expertise, the authors comprehensively address normal aging processes, frequently encountered clinical problems, and approaches to evaluation, psychotherapy, family support, and consultation in institutional settings.
Integrated Management of Depression in the Elderly By Carolyn A. Chew-Graham, Robert Baldwin, and Alistair Burns
Publisher's Comments: Depression is one of the most common mental health problems facing older people, and it is often unrecognised and usually under-treated. This book covers the epidemiology, presentation and diagnosis of depression in older people and outlines current evidence for effective management drawing on recently published work. The book presents ten case studies of increasing complexity, each case has a commentary from a primary care clinician and a health or social care professional, to outline how professionals should work together to manage the patient within their community.
The American Psychiatric Publishing textbook of Alzheimer disease and other dementias Edited By Myron F. Weiner and Anne M. Lipton
With content ranging from clinical guidance to basic research, this textbook contains information on nearly every subject related to dementing conditions or illnesses—not only providing extensive coverage of clinical management issues but also enabling a deeper understanding of the causes of dementia. Designed to assist the practitioner faced with everyday dilemmas, from dosages of antipsychotic drugs to legal and ethical issues, this textbook describes in detail the most common conditions and diseases leading to dementia and covers pharmacologic, behavioral, and environmental treatments.