Older Adults in Psychotherapy: Case Histories / Edition 1

Older Adults in Psychotherapy: Case Histories / Edition 1

by Bob G. Knight
     
 

ISBN-10: 080393629X

ISBN-13: 9780803936294

Pub. Date: 01/07/1992

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Depression, grieving and preparation for death are among the themes covered in this volume of twenty case histories of older people in psychotherapy.

Major themes are introduced and gerontological issues of concern to psychotherapists examined. Each case presentation is followed by an explication of content as well as discussion of rapport-building, treatment

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Depression, grieving and preparation for death are among the themes covered in this volume of twenty case histories of older people in psychotherapy.

Major themes are introduced and gerontological issues of concern to psychotherapists examined. Each case presentation is followed by an explication of content as well as discussion of rapport-building, treatment techniques, and gerontological and transference issues. The volume concludes with an exploration of lessons learned from the case histories. Knight also introduces a model for approaching therapy with the elderly.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803936294
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/07/1992
Pages:
224

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Gerontology for the Psychotherapist Revisited
Harold
An Artist and Teacher: Enjoyment and Depression
Helen
Life Review and Depression
John
Enjoyment and Depression with Disabilities
Frances
Generalized Anxiety
Elaine and Warren
Caregiving Issues
Jo Ann
Grieving for a Lost Husband
Rena
Grieving for Children
Rose
Coping with Delayed Grief
Fred
Sexual Counseling with Older Men
Agnes
Living Alone with Dying
Jerry and Bea
Preparation for Dying, a Marital Case
Nora
Physical Symptoms as Substitutes for Emotion
Lana
Psychosomatics and Overuse of Medical Services
Lila and Sophia
Paranoid Psychoses in Late Life
Mildred
Living on the Margins of Society
Conclusion
A Maturity-Based Model for Psychotherapy with Older Adults

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