Clinical Gerontology

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Here is a major text in psychogeriatrics for all professionals in the field of aging and mental health. Leading authorities provide valuable insights into assessment and intervention techniques for use with the mentally impaired elderly. Topics include a depression scale for use in later life, family therapy, therapy in later life, and various issues concerning mental health care for the aged.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780866565363
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/28/1986
  • Series: Clinical Gerontologist Series
  • Pages: 532
  • Product dimensions: 15.80 (w) x 22.20 (h) x 3.80 (d)

Table of Contents


  • Reasons for Low Utilization of Mental Health Services by the Elderly
  • Spatial Competence: Assessment of Route-Finding, Route-Learning, and Topographical Memory in Normal Aging
  • The Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Battery and Aging
  • The Clinical Use of Projective Techniques with the Aged: A Critical Review and Synthesis
  • Directions for Clinical-Psychosocial Assessment of Depression in the Elderly
  • Use of the Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale with Older Adults
  • Use of the Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale in the Elderly
  • The Beck Depression Inventory and Older Adults: Review of Its Development and Utility
  • Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS): Recent Evidence and Development of a Shorter Version
  • A Brief MMPI Depression Screening Scale for the Elderly
  • Assessment of Mood and Affect in the Elderly: The Depression Adjective Check List and the Multiple Affect Adjective Check List
  • Assessment of Pessimism and Despair in the Elderly: A Geriatric Scale of Hopelessness
  • Psychodynamic Therapy with the Aged: A Review
  • Application of Gestalt Therapy to Group Work with the Aged
  • Cognitive Therapy with Older Adults
  • Group Therapy with Cognitively Impaired Older Adults
  • Lithium Groups and Elderly Bipolar Outpatients
  • Pet-Facilitated Therapies: A Review of the Literature and Clinical Implementation Considerations
  • The Functional-Age Model of Intergenerational Therapy: A Social Casework Model
  • The Techniques and Contexts of Multigenerational Therapy
  • Understanding the Family Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease: An Application of Theory to Intervention
  • Support Groups for Male Caregivers of Alzheimer’s Patients
  • Later Life Personality Model: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Hidden Syndrome in Elders
  • Assessment and Management of Chronic Pain in the Elderly
  • Clinical Application of Biofeedback Techniques for the Elderly
  • Suicide in the Elderly: Assessment and Intervention
  • Drug Effects in Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Some Ethical Issues in Dementia Care
  • Index
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