Practical Psychiatry in the Long-Term Care Facility: A Handbook for Staff / Edition 2

Practical Psychiatry in the Long-Term Care Facility: A Handbook for Staff / Edition 2

by David K. Conn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0889372225

ISBN-13: 9780889372221

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780889372221
Publisher:
Hogrefe Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contributorsv
Forewordvii
Prefacexi
Acknowledgmentsxii
Chapter 1Mental Health Issues in Long-Term Care Facilities1
Chapter 2The Mental Status Examination17
Chapter 3Dementia39
Chapter 4Delirium61
Chapter 5Mood and Anxiety Disorders83
Chapter 6The Suicidal Resident107
Chapter 7The Suspicious Resident127
Chapter 8The Resident with Personality Disorder147
Chapter 9Principles of Geriatric Psychopharmacology163
Chapter 10Optimizing the Use of Psychotropic Medications185
Chapter 11Behavior Management Strategies199
Chapter 12Psychotherapy for the Institutionalized Elderly223
Chapter 13Planning Mental Health Educational Programs for Long-Term Care239
Chapter 14Helping the Nursing Staff: The Role of the Psychogeriatric Nurse Consultant249
Chapter 15Understanding and Helping the Family259
Chapter 16Legal and Ethical Dimensions271
Index285

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