The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry (5th ed.)

Publication Year:
2015
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Repository URL:
https://hsrc.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/books/14
Author(s):
Stffens, David C.; Blazer, Dan G.; Thakur, Mugdha E.
Publisher(s):
American Psychiatric Publishing
Tags:
Aging--physiology; Geriatric Psychiatry--methods; Emergency Medicine; Family Medicine
article description
The text's organization is user-friendly and practical, with sections addressing the basic science of geriatric psychiatry, the diagnostic interview in late life, psychiatric disorders in late life, treatment, and special topics. In addition, an array of useful features are included: * The new DSM-5 structure and classifications have been integrated into every chapter, ensuring that readers understand how the changes impact diagnosis and patient care. * Not only do the authors provide up-to-date information on psychiatric disorders, they also contextualize that information for the geriatric population, presenting the latest thinking on the phenomenology, diagnosis, and assessment of late-life mental disorders such as dementia and other neurocognitive disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and circadian rhythm disorders. * All treatment sections have been thoroughly updated to incorporate the most recent knowledge and research findings on psychotherapeutic, psychopharmacological, and other somatic treatments.*