Clinical Geropsychology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080440699, 9780080913445

Clinical Geropsychology

1st Edition

Comprehensive Clinical Psychology Volume 7

Editors: B.A. Edelstein
Paperback ISBN: 9780080440699
eBook ISBN: 9780080913445
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 16th August 2001
Page Count: 624
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Description

Preface. Physiological aspects of aging: relation to identity and clinical implications (S.K. Whitbourne). Cognition and geropsychological assessment (B. Johansson, Å. Wahlin). Social relationships and adaptation in late life (F.R. Lang, L.L. Carstensen). Sexuality (S. Zank). Bereavement (D.A. Lund). Understanding decisional capacity of older adults (L. Frank). Neuropsychological assessment of the elderly (J.R. Crawford, A. Venneri). Anxiety disorders (M.A. Stanley, J.G. Beck). Mood disorders in late life (A. Fiske et al.). Cognitive development in Alzheimer's disease: charting the decline process (B.J. Small et al.). Suicidal behavior in late life (J.L. Pearson). Personality disorders (D.L. Segal, F.L. Coolidge). Schizophrenia and related conditions in late life (P.D. Harvey). Sleep disorders (S. Ancoli-Israel et al.). Aging with intellectual disabilities and later-life family caregiving (T. Heller). Falls among older adults (B.A. Edelstein, L.W. Drozdick). Wandering (D.L. Algase). Agitated and aggressive behavior (J.E. Fisher et al.). Incontinence (J.F. Schnelle). Community mental health services in the United States and the United Kingdom: a comparative systems approach (R.G. Knight et al.). Nursing home care and interventions (J. Lomranz, L. Bar-Tur). Family caregiving: research findings and clinical implications (S.H. Zahrit et al.). Rehabilitation in old age: psychosocial issues (C. Tesch-Römer, H.-W. Wahl). Interdisciplinary health care teams in geriatrics: an international model (A.M. Zeiss, A. Steffen). Subject index.

Readership

For graduate students, researchers and practitioners in the field of clinical psychology.

Table of Contents

Preface. Physiological aspects of aging: relation to identity and clinical implications (S.K. Whitbourne). Cognition and geropsychological assessment (B. Johansson, Å. Wahlin). Social relationships and adaptation in late life (F.R. Lang, L.L. Carstensen). Sexuality (S. Zank). Bereavement (D.A. Lund). Understanding decisional capacity of older adults (L. Frank). Neuropsychological assessment of the elderly (J.R. Crawford, A. Venneri). Anxiety disorders (M.A. Stanley, J.G. Beck). Mood disorders in late life (A. Fiske et al.). Cognitive development in Alzheimer's disease: charting the decline process (B.J. Small et al.). Suicidal behavior in late life (J.L. Pearson). Personality disorders (D.L. Segal, F.L. Coolidge). Schizophrenia and related conditions in late life (P.D. Harvey). Sleep disorders (S. Ancoli-Israel et al.). Aging with intellectual disabilities and later-life family caregiving (T. Heller). Falls among older adults (B.A. Edelstein, L.W. Drozdick). Wandering (D.L. Algase). Agitated and aggressive behavior (J.E. Fisher et al.). Incontinence (J.F. Schnelle). Community mental health services in the United States and the United Kingdom: a comparative systems approach (R.G. Knight et al.). Nursing home care and interventions (J. Lomranz, L. Bar-Tur). Family caregiving: research findings and clinical implications (S.H. Zahrit et al.). Rehabilitation in old age: psychosocial issues (C. Tesch-Römer, H.-W. Wahl). Interdisciplinary health care teams in geriatrics: an international model (A.M. Zeiss, A. Steffen). Subject index.

Details

No. of pages:
624
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 2001
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9780080913445
Paperback ISBN:
9780080440699

About the Editor

B.A. Edelstein

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, PO Box 6040, Morgantown, WV 26506-6040, USA

Reviews

@from:Carol Martin @qu:...it will be useful for psychologists in clinical training, especially when they need an overview of an area. @source:British Journal of Clinical Psychology