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Psychosis in the Elderly

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Zusatztext '... a welcome and accessible multi-author book ... , really a series of excellent mini-reviews on psychosis in associa... Lire la suite
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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 Informationen zum Autor 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. 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 Psychosis in the Elderly Inhaltsverzeichnis Foreword, R. LevyPreface/IntroductionHistorical Background, M. Seeman and D. JesteDefining Psychotic Disorders in an Ageing Population, A. HassettLATE-ONSET SCHIZOPHRENIAEpidemiology of Late Onset Schizophrenia, D. CastleThe Neurobiology of Late Onset Schizophrenia, including neuroimaging, molecular genetics), C. PantelisThe Neuropsychology of Late Onset Schizophrenia, O. AlmeidaMANAGEMENT OF EARLY AND LATE ONSET SCHIZOPHRENIAPharmacological Treatment of Early and Late Onset Schizophrenia (including pharmacokinetics), C. RitchiePsychosocial Treatment and Rehabilitation of Elderly with Early or Late Onset Schizophrenia, V. CamusCommunity 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. CarterResidential Care for the Elderly with Early or Late Onset Schizophrenia, C. McDougall and H. RotaDe-stigmatization of the Elderly with Early or Late Onset Schizophrenia, J. LindesayOTHER PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS IN THE ELDERLYPsychotic Symptoms in Delirium, R. BartPsychosis in Affective Disorders - Depression, D. AmesPsychosis in Affective Disorders - Bipolar Disorder, M. SajatovicPsychotic Symptoms in Dementia, C. BallardPsychotic Symptoms and Severe Stress/Distress, R. BonwickPsychotic Disorders with Alcohol and Substance Abuse in the Elderly, G. WhelanPsychosis in the Elderly - Comorbidity and Disabilities, E. ChiuIatrogenic Psychotic Disorders, T. Norman and J. OlverConclusion - Direction for Future Research and Implication for Practice, A. Hassett, D. Ames, and E. Chiu ...

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



Résumé
Psychosis in the Elderly

Contenu
Foreword, R. LevyPreface/IntroductionHistorical Background, M. Seeman and D. JesteDefining Psychotic Disorders in an Ageing Population, A. HassettLATE-ONSET SCHIZOPHRENIAEpidemiology of Late Onset Schizophrenia, D. CastleThe Neurobiology of Late Onset Schizophrenia, including neuroimaging, molecular genetics), C. PantelisThe Neuropsychology of Late Onset Schizophrenia, O. AlmeidaMANAGEMENT OF EARLY AND LATE ONSET SCHIZOPHRENIAPharmacological Treatment of Early and Late Onset Schizophrenia (including pharmacokinetics), C. RitchiePsychosocial Treatment and Rehabilitation of Elderly with Early or Late Onset Schizophrenia, V. CamusCommunity 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. CarterResidential Care for the Elderly with Early or Late Onset Schizophrenia, C. McDougall and H. RotaDe-stigmatization of the Elderly with Early or Late Onset Schizophrenia, J. LindesayOTHER PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS IN THE ELDERLYPsychotic Symptoms in Delirium, R. BartPsychosis in Affective Disorders - Depression, D. AmesPsychosis in Affective Disorders - Bipolar Disorder, M. SajatovicPsychotic Symptoms in Dementia, C. BallardPsychotic Symptoms and Severe Stress/Distress, R. BonwickPsychotic Disorders with Alcohol and Substance Abuse in the Elderly, G. WhelanPsychosis in the Elderly - Comorbidity and Disabilities, E. ChiuIatrogenic Psychotic Disorders, T. Norman and J. OlverConclusion - 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