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Ageing and Older Adult Mental Health: Issues and Implications for Practice / Edition 1

Ageing and Older Adult Mental Health: Issues and Implications for Practice / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780415582902
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/08/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Patrick Ryan is a Senior Lecturer and Director of the Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology at the University of Limerick, Ireland. He has been involved in the training of clinical psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors for ten years with a particular interest in the area of lifespan development and its contribution to understanding family relations.

Barry J. Coughlan is Senior Lecturer and Assistant Director of Clinical Psychology at the University of Limerick, and Senior Clinical Psychologist with the Brothers of Charity Services, Limerick, Ireland. His clinical/research focus includes mental health and emotional well-being in intellectual disability, ageing and disability. He holds an international publications profile and is in regular demand for international workshops and symposia in his field.

Table of Contents

Ryan, O’Rourke, Ward, Aherne, Ageing: Historical and Current Perspectives. Flynn, Ryan, The Biology of Ageing: What Works, What Slows, What Stops? Lalor, Ryan, Ageism: Myth or Fact? O’Connell-Kehoe, Coughlan, Assessment of Mental Health Issues: Approaches and Frameworks. Dempsey, Coughlan, Treatment of Mental Health Issues: Reality versus Best Practice. O’Reilly, Lavin, Coughlan, Ageing and Dementia: Assessment and Intervention. Ryan, Coughlan, Shahid, Aherne, Older Adults' Experience of Loss, Bereavement and Grief. O’Donoghue, Ryan, Depression and Ageing: Assessment and Intervention. Smith, Elder Abuse: Understanding Pathways and Processes. Smith, Long, Elder Abuse: What Works and Does Not Work to Prevent it? Barker, Ageing and Attachment. Ryan, Dudley, MacMahon, Feeney, Bonham, Ageing, Relationships and Sexuality. Ryan, Wroblewska, Caring for Older Adults: Who Cares and Does Not? Greve, Ryan, Aherne, The Paradox of Ageing: Why Do Older People Look So Happy When They Have Nothing To Look Forward To? Ryan, O’Sullivan, Smyth, Older Adults: Key to the Success of Younger Generations.

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