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Assessing and Treating Late Life Depression / Edition 1
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Assessing and Treating Late Life Depression / Edition 1

by Michele J. Karel, Suzanne Ogland-hand, Margaret Gatz, Jurgen Unutzer
 

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ISBN-10: 0465095437

ISBN-13: 9780465095438

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: Basic Books


Not only is depression among the elderly treatable but, given its increase in incidence and a rapidly aging population, it is a critical issue for the mental-health and medical communities. The authors review the range of late-life depressive syndromes and the strategies for assessing and treating them, and illustrate the problems and principles with fourteen

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Not only is depression among the elderly treatable but, given its increase in incidence and a rapidly aging population, it is a critical issue for the mental-health and medical communities. The authors review the range of late-life depressive syndromes and the strategies for assessing and treating them, and illustrate the problems and principles with fourteen extended case studies-rare in the geropsychology literature and the core of the book. They also provide a guide to medications, screening tools, innovative models, and supplementary resources, invaluable tools for mental-health professionals and medical practitioners alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465095438
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
243
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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