Clinical Manual Of Geriatric Psychiatry
Clinical Manual of Geriatric Psychiatry
Clinical Manual of Geriatric Psychiatry is a concise reference that contains the most current information on psychiatric diagnoses seen in older patients, from delirium and dementia to schizophrenia and sleep disorders. The authors present clinically relevant information and evidence-based treatments for a wide range of disorders, as well as cover the psychiatric interview of older adults, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and clinical psychiatry in the nursing home, providing a complete and well-rounded reference for the field. Each chapter is broken into specific, easily digestible sections, replete with tables, and includes references and suggested readings. Written by experts in geriatric psychiatry, this clinical manual provides a much-needed field guide for the care of older adults and nursing home patients. Busy clinicians, as well as researchers, residents, fellows, clinical psychologists, and social workers, will find this compact volume to be of the utmost value, as will anyone seeking to update their knowledge of geriatric psychiatry.
This is a superb, clinically relevant, clear, and useful guide to the psychiatric care of the older patient. Its scope is comprehensive, addressing both assessment and evidence based interventions. It will be useful both to specialists in geriatric mental health,...