Aging and Mental Health / Edition 2

Aging and Mental Health / Edition 2

by Daniel L. Segal, Sara Honn Qualls, Michael A. Smyer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 140513075X

ISBN-13: 9781405130752

Pub. Date: 12/28/2010

Publisher: Wiley

This fully revised and updated second edition provides a complete introduction to aging and mental health for psychology students taking courses in aging as well as for academics and practitioners working in the field of gerontology.

  • Offers a comprehensive review of models of mental health and mental illness, along with their implications for treatment of

Overview

This fully revised and updated second edition provides a complete introduction to aging and mental health for psychology students taking courses in aging as well as for academics and practitioners working in the field of gerontology.

  • Offers a comprehensive review of models of mental health and mental illness, along with their implications for treatment of older adults
  • Provides a pragmatic analysis of assessment and treatment approaches that both students and practitioners will find useful
  • Uses case studies to link theory and practice
  • Fully updated to include discussion of the development and implementation of evidence-based treatment protocols in the field of mental health; the increasing prevalence of cognitive impairment and an appreciation of its implications for a variety of functional behaviors; and a changing understanding of long-term care away from a focus on institutional care and toward a broader spectrum of services

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405130752
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2010
Series:
Understanding Aging Series, #3
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
700,124
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface viii

Part I Introduction 1

1 Mental Health and Aging: An Introduction 3

2 Basic Gerontology for Working with Older Adults 16

Part II Models of Mental Health in Later Life 33

Part II Introduction 33

3 Psychodynamic Model 37

4 Cognitive-Behavioral Model 53

5 Stress and Coping Model 74

6 Family Systems Model 89

Part II Summary and Commentary: Choosing Among Models of Mental Disorders in Later Life 105

Part III Introduction to Mental Disorders 111

Part III Introduction 111

7 Cognitive Impairment 115

8 Depression 136

9 Severe Mental Disorders in Older Adults: Schizophrenia and Other Late-Life Psychoses 157
Stephen J. Bartels

10 Anxiety, Sexual, and Sleep Disorders 178

11 Substance Abuse, Personality Disorders, and Marital/Family Confl ict 199

12 Settings and Contexts of Mental Health Services 223

Epilogue 241

References 243

Name Index 278

Subject Index 293

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