Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry

Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry

by Marc E. Agronin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781748100

ISBN-13: 9780781748100

Pub. Date: 11/28/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Written by noted authorities in geriatric psychiatry, this volume is a clinically oriented guide to the diagnostic workup and treatment of psychiatric and neuropsychiatric disorders in elderly patients. The book describes in detail the neurologic and neuropsychiatric patient assessment and the use of all treatment modalities, both psychotherapeutic and

Overview

Written by noted authorities in geriatric psychiatry, this volume is a clinically oriented guide to the diagnostic workup and treatment of psychiatric and neuropsychiatric disorders in elderly patients. The book describes in detail the neurologic and neuropsychiatric patient assessment and the use of all treatment modalities, both psychotherapeutic and pharmacologic, in elderly patients.

Chapters discuss the treatment of disorders in all clinical settings—inpatient, outpatient, emergency, primary care, assisted living, and long-term care. Algorithms for workup and treatment are included, as well as case studies and personal accounts by patients and care providers. Appendices provide drug information and additional resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781748100
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

  1. The Geriatric Patient
    Gene Cohen MD, PhD
  2. The Geriatric Caregiver
    Larry W. Thompson, Adam P. Spira, Colin A. Depp, Jocelyn Shealy McGee, Dolores Gallagher-Thompson
  3. Psychiatric Interview
    Daniel Carlat
  4. Neuorpsychology
    Elisabeth Koss, Deborah K. Attix
  5. The Dementia Work-Up
    Lisa L. Boyle, M. Saleem Ismail, Anton P. Porsteinsson
  6. Cultural Issues
    Kenneth Sakauye
  7. Forensic Evaluations
    Stuart A. Anfang, Paul S. Appelbaum
  8. Psychotherapy with Older Adults
    Mary F. Wyman, Amber Gum, Patricia A. Areán
  9. Psychopharmacotherapy in Older Adults
    Gabe J. Maletta
  10. Spirituality and Geriatric Psychiatry
    Len Sperry
  11. Ethical Issues in Geriatric Psychiatry
    Jason Borenstein, Kenneth W. Goodman
  12. Memory Disorders
    Yonas Endale Geda, Selamawit Negash, Ronald C. Petersen
  13. Alzheimer Disease
    David Knopman
  14. Vascular Dementia
    Helen Lavretsky, Helena Chui
  15. Frontotemporal Demenita
    Andrew Kertesz
  16. Delirium in the Elderly
    David J. Meagher, John Norton, Paula Trzepacz
  17. Geriatric Bipolar Disorder
    Brent Forester, Francesca Cannavo Antognini
  18. Suicide
    Paul R. Duberstein, Marnin J. Heisel, Yeates Conwell
  19. Psychosis in the Elderly
    Salman Karim, Alistair Burns
  20. Adjustment Disorders in Late Life
    Melinda Lantz
  21. Anxious Older Adults: Prevalence, Assessment, and Treatment
    Sean A. Lauderdale, Kacie Kelly, Javaid Sheikh
  22. Somatoform Disorders
    Terry Rabinowitz, John P. Hirdes, Isabelle Desjardins
  23. Agitation and Psychosis Associated with Dementia
    Ashok J. Bharucha, Bruce G. Pollock
  24. Depression and Anxiety Associated with Dementia
    Natalie Sachs-Ericsson, Dan G. Blazer
  25. Psychiatric Manifestations of Medications in the Elderly
    Michael Kotlyar, Catherine I. Lindblad, Shelly L. Gray, Joseph T. Hanlon
  26. Movement Disorders
    David Naimark, Elizabeth Collumb, Ansar Haroun, Dilip V. Jeste
  27. Psychiatric Care of the Older Adult With Persistent Pain
    Jordan F. Karp, Debra K. Weiner
  28. Apathy
    William B. Orr

    Appendix A — Pharmacotherapy of Psychotropic Medications in the Elderly
    Kimberly M. Mattox, Shane A. Fishco, Gabe Maletta

    Appendix B

    Appendix C

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