Psychotherapy for Depression in Older Adults / Edition 1

Psychotherapy for Depression in Older Adults / Edition 1

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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)

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 and Forrest Scogin).

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

4 Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Older Adults (Ken Laidlaw).

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 Older Adults (Martha R. Crowther, Gia Robinson Shurgot, Martinique Perkins, 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 for Psychotherapy and Health and Behavior Interventions.


Author Index.

Subject Index.

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