Selected Models of Practice in Geriatric Psychiatry: A Task Force Report of the American Psychiatric Association / Edition 1

Selected Models of Practice in Geriatric Psychiatry: A Task Force Report of the American Psychiatric Association / Edition 1

by American Psychiatric Association, APA
     
 

ISBN-10: 0890422397

ISBN-13: 9780890422397

Pub. Date: 03/28/1993

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

This book is designed for clinicians, policy makers, and other professionals engaged in developing programs for the mental health needs of our aging population. By identifying and describing existing models of excellence in geriatric psychiatry practice from a variety of settings and geographic locations, this task force report will both inspire and instruct as to

Overview

This book is designed for clinicians, policy makers, and other professionals engaged in developing programs for the mental health needs of our aging population. By identifying and describing existing models of excellence in geriatric psychiatry practice from a variety of settings and geographic locations, this task force report will both inspire and instruct as to how these paradigms can be used for future system development. Concise and valuable information on complex issues in service delivery for the elderly is provided from seven different countries.

Selected Models of Practice in Geriatric Psychiatry presents various settings in which psychiatrists treat elderly patients and describes for each setting • targeting and identification of patients• common clinical problems• approaches to treatment• physical plant and staffing requirements• administrative issues• reimbursement sources

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890422397
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/1993
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Consultation/liaison service models. Community-based models of mental health services for the elderly. Private-sector dedicated psychogeriatric services. Department of Veterans Affairs psychogeriatric programs: integrated continuity of care. APA professional activities and biographical directory survey -- focus on geriatric psychiatry. A Canadian model of comprehensive geriatric psychiatry care. International perspectives on psychogeriatric models. Problems and recommendations. References. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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