Management and Care of the Elderly: Psychosocial Perspectives

Management and Care of the Elderly: Psychosocial Perspectives

by Mary S. Harper

Hardcover

$69.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803940444
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 09/24/1991
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Clair Fagin
PART ONE: BEHAVIORAL, SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL, AND MENTAL DISORDERS OF THE ELDERLY
Introduction - Mary S Harper
Behavioral Disorders in Skilled Nursing Homes - Frances M Baker
PART TWO: PSYCHOSOCIAL DISORDERS: IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING CARE
Suicide Among the Elderly in Institutional and Community Settings - Nancy J Osgood and Barbara A Brant
Drugs and the Elderly - Mary S Harper
The Agitated Nursing Home Resident - Jiska Cohen-Mansfield
Anger and Hostility in the Nursing Home - Carole Cox
Mental Health Needs of the Elderly with Mental Retardation and Developmental Disability - Paul D Cotton and Charles L Spirrison
Psychosocial Aspects of Primary Health Care of the Elderly - Charles Elias Schwartz and Susan Stabinsky
Psychosocial Care for Racial and Ethnic Minority Elderly - Marion E Primas and Mary S Harper
Wandering Behavior in Long Term Care - Jean Spann Anthony
Transient Cognitive Disorders in the Elderly - Sally A Mc Pherson
PART THREE: NURSING CARE, MANAGEMENT, AND INNOVATIONS
Nursing Care and Management of Behavioral Problems in the Elderly - Lois K Evans
Impact of Attitudes on the Quality of Nursing Care - Norma R Small
Patient and Staff Perceptions
Nursing Care in Acute and Long-Term Care Settings - Delois H Skipwith
Psychogeriatric Nursing in the Rural Long-Term Care Setting - Grechten La Godna
PART FOUR: INSTITUTIONAL AND COMMUNITY CARE FOR THE ELDERLY
Caring for Persons with Alzheimer's Disease in Long-Term Care Facilities - Joanne Rader and Beverly Hoeffer
Alzheimer's Disease - Marguarite A Dixon
The Victim and the Family
Setting up a Special Needs Dementia Unit in a Long-Term Care Setting - Nancy R Peppard
Adult Day Care - Terry T Fulmer and Carole L Edelman
PART FIVE: PSYCHOSOCIAL ASSESSMENT OF THE ELDERLY
Essentials of Assessment in Long-Term Care Settings - Margaret Gatz et al
Practical Psychological Assessment in Nursing Homes by Nursing Personnel - J Michael Williams and William R Shadish
Assessing the Elderly in the Community for Referral to Health Services - Connie Goss and Mary S Harper

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