Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry / Edition 2

Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry / Edition 2

by Marc E. Agronin, Gabe Maletta
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1605476005

ISBN-13: 9781605476001

Pub. Date: 06/25/2011

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Many elderly patients suffer from psychiatric conditions that result from—or are made worse by—existing medical conditions. This new edition integrates clinical expertise needed to evaluate and treat psychiatric, medical and neurologic disorders in the older patient. Both scientific foundations of and clinical approaches to psychiatric disease are

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Many elderly patients suffer from psychiatric conditions that result from—or are made worse by—existing medical conditions. This new edition integrates clinical expertise needed to evaluate and treat psychiatric, medical and neurologic disorders in the older patient. Both scientific foundations of and clinical approaches to psychiatric disease are discussed by a range of experts who rely on evidence-based clinical guidelines and outcomes data. Most chapters include case studies that illuminate the approaches to diagnosis and treatment. The book's five sections include basic principles of evaluation and treatment for specific disorders; appendices offer further insight into pharmacotherapy and neuroanatomic foundation of psychiatric diseases.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605476001
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/25/2011
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.50(d)

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