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Psychosis in the Elderly

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  • 276 Nombre de pages
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Zusatztext '... a welcome and accessible multi-author book ... , really a series of excellent mini-reviews on psychosis in association with a wide range of neuropsychiatric disorders as well as schizophrenia ... I am confident [this book] will gain deserved recognition as required reading for old age psychiatrists in training.' - Robert Howard, British Journal of Psychiatry (20006) 189:196 'The book provides an invaluable research too for the study of the area of psychosis in the elderly.' - Australian Journal on Ageing 'This book uniquely addresses the need to bring together state of the art knowledge of aetiologies and best management practices for psychosis in later life.' - Medicine Today Klappentext Across the spectrum of psychopathology in later life, psychotic symptomatology has been the most neglected, and although literature in this area is increasing, this is the first book to address the need for an overarching framework to examine and understand late-life psychotic phenomena. Exploring the practical and ethical issues that arise when managing psychotic elderly patients in the community, as well as the sequelae of stigmatisation and carer stress, this text brings together the latest research findings on schizophrenia as it presents in later life covers the frequent comorbidity of psychotic symptoms with cognitive impairment, mood disturbance and physical illness highlights the diversity of late-life psychotic symptomatology, discussing both aetiological considerations and management strategies Zusammenfassung Across the spectrum of psychopathology in later life, psychotic symptomatology has been the most neglected, and although literature in this area is increasing, this is the first book to address the need for an overarching framework to examine and understand late-life psychotic phenomena. Exploring the practical and ethical issues that arise when managing psychotic elderly patients in the community, as well as the sequelae of stigmatisation and carer stress, this text brings together the latest research findings on schizophrenia as it presents in later life covers the frequent comorbidity of psychotic symptoms with cognitive impairment, mood disturbance and physical illness highlights the diversity of late-life psychotic symptomatology, discussing both aetiological considerations and management strategies ...

Auteur
Anne M. Hassett, Department of Psychiatry, School of Behavioural Medicine, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

David Ames, BA, MD, FRCPsych, FRANZCP, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry of Old Age at the Academic Unit for the Psychiatry of Old Ag at the North West Hospital Psychogeriatric Service, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Edmond Chiu, MBBS, DPM, FRANZCP, AM, is Associate Professor in Psychiatry of Old Age, University of Melbourne, and Director, Aged Psychiatry, Education and Research, St. George's Health Service, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Across the spectrum of psychopathology in later life, psychotic symptomatology has been the most neglected, and although literature in this area is increasing, this is the first book to address the need for an overarching framework to examine and understand late-life psychotic phenomena. Exploring the practical and ethical issues that arise when managing psychotic elderly patients in the community, as well as the sequelae of stigmatisation and carer stress,
this text
brings together the latest research findings on schizophrenia as it presents in later life
covers the frequent comorbidity of psychotic symptoms with cognitive impairment, mood disturbance and physical illness
highlights the diversity of late-life psychotic symptomatology, discussing both aetiological considerations and management strategies



Contenu
Foreword, R. Levy
Preface/Introduction
Historical Background, M. Seeman and D. Jeste
Defining Psychotic Disorders in an Ageing Population, A. Hassett

LATE-ONSET SCHIZOPHRENIA
Epidemiology of Late Onset Schizophrenia, D. Castle
The Neurobiology of Late Onset Schizophrenia, including neuroimaging, molecular genetics), C. Pantelis
The Neuropsychology of Late Onset Schizophrenia, O. Almeida

MANAGEMENT OF EARLY AND LATE ONSET SCHIZOPHRENIA
Pharmacological Treatment of Early and Late Onset Schizophrenia (including pharmacokinetics), C. Ritchie
Psychosocial Treatment and Rehabilitation of Elderly with Early or Late Onset Schizophrenia, V. Camus
Community Based Long Term Care for the Elderly with Early or Late Onset Schizophrenia: A Multi-Disciplinary System of Care, L. Gibson, R. Kelleher, and A. Carter
Residential Care for the Elderly with Early or Late Onset Schizophrenia, C. McDougall and H. Rota
De-stigmatization of the Elderly with Early or Late Onset Schizophrenia, J. Lindesay

OTHER PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS IN THE ELDERLY
Psychotic Symptoms in Delirium, R. Bart
Psychosis in Affective Disorders - Depression, D. Ames
Psychosis in Affective Disorders - Bipolar Disorder, M. Sajatovic
Psychotic Symptoms in Dementia, C. Ballard
Psychotic Symptoms and Severe Stress/Distress, R. Bonwick
Psychotic Disorders with Alcohol and Substance Abuse in the Elderly, G. Whelan
Psychosis in the Elderly - Comorbidity and Disabilities, E. Chiu
Iatrogenic Psychotic Disorders, T. Norman and J. Olver
Conclusion - Direction for Future Research and Implication for Practice, A. Hassett, D. Ames, and E. Chiu

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Titre: Psychosis in the Elderly
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Code EAN: 9781841843940
ISBN: 978-1-84184-394-0
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Taylor and Francis
Genre: Médecine
nombre de pages: 276
Poids: 612g
Taille: H234mm x B156mm
Année: 2005

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