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Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry

Evaluation and Management



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Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry: Evaluation and Management
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Written by noted authorities in geriatric psychiatry, this volume is a clinically oriented guide to the diagnostic workup and treatment of psychiatric and neuropsychiatric disorders in elderly patients. The book describes in detail the neurologic and neuropsychiatric patient assessment and the use of all treatment modalities, both psychotherapeutic and pharmacologic, in elderly patients. Chapters discuss the treatment of disorders in all clinical settings--inpatient, outpatient, emergency, primary care, assisted living, and long-term care. Algorithms for workup and treatment are included, as well as case studies and personal accounts by patients and care providers. Appendices provide drug information and additional resources

Table of Contents

    The Geriatric Patient Gene Cohen MD, PhD The Geriatric Caregiver Larry W. Thompson, Adam P. Spira, Colin A. Depp, Jocelyn Shealy McGee, Dolores Gallagher-Thompson Psychiatric Interview Daniel Carlat Neuorpsychology Elisabeth Koss, Deborah K. Attix The Dementia Work-Up Lisa L. Boyle, M. Saleem Ismail, Anton P. Porsteinsson Cultural Issues Kenneth Sakauye Forensic Evaluations Stuart A. Anfang, Paul S. Appelbaum Psychotherapy with Older Adults Mary F. Wyman, Amber Gum, Patricia A. Arean Psychopharmacotherapy in Older Adults Gabe J. Maletta Spirituality and Geriatric Psychiatry Len Sperry Ethical Issues in Geriatric Psychiatry Jason Borenstein, Kenneth W. Goodman Memory Disorders Yonas Endale Geda, Selamawit Negash, Ronald C. Petersen Alzheimer Disease David Knopman Vascular Dementia Helen Lavretsky, Helena Chui Frontotemporal Demenita Andrew Kertesz Delirium in the Elderly David J. Meagher, John Norton, Paula Trzepacz Geriatric Bipolar Disorder Brent Forester, Francesca Cannavo Antognini Suicide Paul R. Duberstein, Marnin J. Heisel, Yeates Conwell Psychosis in the Elderly Salman Karim, Alistair Burns Adjustment Disorders in Late Life Melinda Lantz Anxious Older Adults: Prevalence, Assessment, and Treatment Sean A. Lauderdale, Kacie Kelly, Javaid Sheikh Somatoform Disorders Terry Rabinowitz, John P. Hirdes, Isabelle Desjardins Agitation and Psychosis Associated with Dementia Ashok J. Bharucha, Bruce G. Pollock Depression and Anxiety Associated with Dementia Natalie Sachs-Ericsson, Dan G. Blazer Psychiatric Manifestations of Medications in the Elderly Michael Kotlyar, Catherine I. Lindblad, Shelly L. Gray, Joseph T. Hanlon Movement Disorders David Naimark, Elizabeth Collumb, Ansar Haroun, Dilip V. Jeste Psychiatric Care of the Older Adult With Persistent Pain Jordan F. Karp, Debra K. Weiner Apathy William B. Orr Appendix A Pharmacotherapy of Psychotropic Medications in the Elderly Kimberly M. Mattox, Shane A. Fishco, Gabe Maletta Appendix B Appendix C
Release date NZ
November 1st, 2005
Edited by Gabe J. Maletta Edited by Marc E. Agronin
Country of Publication
United States
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
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