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Psychotherapy for Depression in Older Adults / Edition 1

Psychotherapy for Depression in Older Adults / Edition 1

by Sara Honn Qualls, Bob G. Knight


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Psychotherapy for Depression in Older Adults / Edition 1

The first book in the new Wiley Series on Geropsychology, Psychotherapy for Depression in Older Adults is a practical resource created by a team of international luminaries in the field. Developed in conjunction with the Gerontology Center of the University of Colorado, this expert guide provides evidence-based treatment approaches for alleviating depression in older adults.

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ISBN-13: 9780470037973
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/20/2006
Series: Wiley Series in Clinical Geropsychology Series , #4
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.44(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Sara H. Qualls, PhD, is a clinical psychology faculty memberat the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs with twenty yearsof academic, clinical, and continuing education trainingexperience. She developed the first geropsychology doctoral programthat integrates curriculum, clinical training, and researchtraining in geriatric mental health. She is also the Co-chair ofthe Adult Development and Aging Division (20) of the AmericanPsychological Association.

Bob G. Knight, PhD, serves as Director of ClinicalTraining at the University of Southern California, which offers atrack in geropsychology. He has published several books and is thepremier expert internationally on psychotherapy with olderadults.

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Table of Contents



PART I: Depression and Aging (Sara H. Qualls).

1 Unique Aspects of Psychotherapy with Older Adults (Bob G.Knight).

2 The Nature of Depression in Later Life (Amy Fiske).

3 Assessing Depression in Older Adults (Melissa Snarski andForrest Scogin).

PART II: Therapy Systems (Bob G. Knight).

4 Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Older Adults (KenLaidlaw).

5 Interpersonal Psychotherapy with Older Adults (Gregory A.Hinrichsen).

6 Problem-Solving Therapy with Older Adults (Patricia A.Areán and Terri Huh).

7 Evidence-Based Psychological Treatment with Older Adults(Forrest Scogin and Adriana Yon).

Part III: The Contexts of Geropsychology Practice(Sara H. Qualls).

8 The Social and Cultural Context of Psychotherapy with OlderAdults (Martha R. Crowther, Gia Robinson Shurgot, MartiniquePerkins, and Rachel Rodriguez).

9 Psychotherapy in the Context of Long-Term Care (Deborah W.Frazer).

10 The Basics of Building and Managing a Geropsychology Practice(Paula E. Hartman-Stein).

Appendix A: Sample Form for Case Progress Notes forPsychotherapy and Health and Behavior Interventions.


Author Index.

Subject Index.

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