Comprehensive Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry Study Guide / Edition 3

Comprehensive Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry Study Guide / Edition 3

by George T. Grossberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393704289

ISBN-13: 9780393704280

Pub. Date: 09/19/2005

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

Created by the editors of the esteemed Comprehensive Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry, Third Edition, this study guide allows medical students, residents, and psychiatrists to assess their understanding of the material covered in the classic textbook of geriatric psychiatry.
The two-part format of this guide will allow readers to contemplate answers to questions

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Overview

Created by the editors of the esteemed Comprehensive Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry, Third Edition, this study guide allows medical students, residents, and psychiatrists to assess their understanding of the material covered in the classic textbook of geriatric psychiatry.
The two-part format of this guide will allow readers to contemplate answers to questions in each chapter before the answers are revealed. The second part of the book reproduces each question along with its answer, explanatory notes, and supporting references.Whether you are studying for a certification board, state licensing exam, or just needing to bone up on your knowledge of this important subject area, The Study Guide to the Comprehensive Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry is essential and useful reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393704280
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/19/2005
Edition description:
Study Guide
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributorsix
Prefacexvii
Introductionxix
Section IThe Aging Process
1.Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders3
2.Genetics of Dementia39
3.Genetics of Mood Disorders and Associated Psychopathology85
4.The Biology of Aging105
5.Normal Aging: Changes in Cognitive Abilities131
6.Sociodemographic Aspects of Aging147
7.Self, Morale, and the Social World of Older Adults159
8.The Role of Religion/Spirituality in the Mental Health of Older Adults203
9.Ethnocultural Aspects of Aging in Mental Health225
Section IIPrinciples of Evaluation
10.Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation253
11.Medical Evaluation and Common Medical Problems of the Geriatric Psychiatry Patient281
12.The Neurological Evaluation in Geriatric Psychiatry315
13.Neuropsychological Testing of the Older Adult371
14.Neuroimaging in Late-Life Mental Disorders391
15.Electroencephalography429
Section IIIPsychiatric Disorders of the Elderly
16.Alzheimer's Disease499
17.Vascular Dementias511
18.Delirium525
19.Other Dementias and Mental Disorders Due to General Medical Conditions545
20.Grief and Bereavement579
21.Late-Life Mood Disorders609
22.Psychoses655
23.Anxiety Disorders687
24.Personality Disorders701
25.Substance Abuse723
26.Sleep Disorders in Geriatric Psychiatry763
27.Sexuality and Aging789
Section IVTreatment
28.The Practice of Evidence-Based Geriatric Psychiatry817
29.Electroconvulsive Therapy845
30.Psychopharmacology903
31.Individual Psychotherapy993
32.Group Therapy1023
33.Family Issues in Mental Disorders of Late Life1055
34.Psychiatric Aspects of Long-Term Care1071
35.Psychogeriatric Programs: Inpatient Hospital Units and Partial Hospital Programs1103
36.Geriatric Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry1119
37.Integrated Community Services1143
Section VMedical-Legal, Ethical, and Financial Issues
38.Legal and Ethical Issues1183
39.Financial Issues1207
40.Private Practice Issues1239
41.Psychiatry at the End of Life1265
Index1281

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