Key Features

  • Multidisciplinary approach serves to illustrate the breadth and context of mental issues for older people
  • Chapters are topical and relevant, discussing issues such as service provision, cultural and rural issues, major disorders and interventions, as well as ethical and legal issues.
  • Vignettes are included throughout the clinical chapters and serve to illustrate real cases derived from practice
  • Evidence-based practice is a key element to this pivotal new text as it highlights the best method of practise, in a clear and accessible manner.
  • Highly readable style without the bulkiness of excessive references

Details

No. of pages:
288
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone Australia
eBook ISBN:
9780729578998
Print ISBN:
9780729538992

About the authors

Gerard Byrne

Affiliations and Expertise

Discipline of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Queensland, Australia

Christine Neville

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia