Ethnicity and the Dementias / Edition 1

Ethnicity and the Dementias / Edition 1

by Gwen Yeo

ISBN-10: 1560324376

ISBN-13: 9781560324379

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below


First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Older Edition
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5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IRisk of dementia1
Ch. 1Prevalence of dementia among different ethnic populations3
Pt. IIAssessment of dementia in diverse populations11
Ch. 2Overview of psychiatric assessment with dementia patients13
Ch. 3Neurocognitive assessment of dementia in African American elders33
Ch. 4Assessment of cognitive status in Asians55
Ch. 5Neuropsychological assessment of hispanics elders : challenges and psychometric approaches71
Ch. 6American Indians, cognitive assessment, and dementia87
Pt. IIITreatment and management of dementia103
Ch. 7Overview of treatment alternatives for dementing illnesses105
Pt. IVWorking with families117
Ch. 8The family as the unit of assessment and treatment in work with ethnically diverse older adults with dementia119
Working with African American families125
Ch. 9Working with African American families127
Working with American Indian families145
Ch. 10Working with American Indian families : collaboration with families for the care of older American Indians with memory loss147
Working with Asian American families163
Ch. 11Working with Asian Indian American families165
Ch. 12Working with Chinese American families173
Ch. 13Working with Filipino American families189
Ch. 14Working with Hmong American families209
Ch. 15Working with Japanese American families231
Ch. 16Working with Korean American families245
Ch. 17Working with Vietnamese American families263
Working with Latino/hispanic American families285
Ch. 18Working with hispanic/Latino American families with focus on Puerto Ricans287
Ch. 19Working with Cuban American families311
Ch. 20Working with Mexican American families327
Working with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender families341
Ch. 21Working with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender families343
Pt. VCommunity partnerships for support of ethnic elders and families359
Ch. 22Reaching diverse caregiving families through community partnerships361

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