Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Interventions for Mental Health and Aging: Research and…

Hardcover | January 4, 2016

EditorHelen Lavretsky, Martha Sajatovic, Charles Reynolds

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Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Mental Health and Aging provides an up-to-date overview of integrative medicine that clinicians, researchers, and caregivers will require in order to address the major mental and physical disorders of aging. The chapters herein will increaseclinicians' familiarity with the most recent research findings, and broaden their understanding of the use of these interventions in clinical practice. The discussion of the data is provided in easy-to-use format covering different fields of integrative medicine, and is written by an internationalgroup of leaders and researchers in their respective areas of expertise. This volume can be used for training by students of integrative medicine and gerontology, and individual chapters can be used as on-the-go references on a particular topic.Putting this work into a wider context, volume editors Helen Lavretsky, Martha Sajatovic, and Charles Reynolds III also provide a necessary framework for clinicians and public policy makers to understand the necessity of pursuing complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine for agingadults.

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Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Mental Health and Aging provides an up-to-date overview of integrative medicine that clinicians, researchers, and caregivers will require in order to address the major mental and physical disorders of aging. The chapters herein will increaseclinicians' familiarity with the most recent researc...

Dr. Helen Lavretsky is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, a geriatric psychiatrist with the research interest in treatment and prevention of later life mood and stress-related disorders using complementary and integrative medicine approaches. She is a recipient of two Career De...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:592 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:January 4, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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I: OverviewSection A: Basic Biology of Aging Underlying Disorders of Aging1. Harris Eyre, Bernhard T. Baune, and Helen Lavretsky: Exploring the Effects of Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Medicine Interventions on Late-life Mental Illness Through the Basic Mechanisms of AgingSection B: Research Methodology and the Research Agenda in Developing Integrative Interventions for Older Adults2. James O. Prochaska and Janice M. Prochaska: Methodological Challenges in Developing and Delivering Preventive Health Interventions for Mental Health and AgingII: Promoting Wellbeing Through Holistic InterventionsSection A: Nutritional and Herbal Medicine3. Linda C. Tapsell and Elizabeth P. Neale: Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices in Aging Adult4. Isadora Sande Mathias and David Mischoulon: Natural Remedies for Mental Health and Aging5. S. Melanie Lee and Helen Lavretsky: Human Intestinal Microbiota and Healthy Aging6. Aikisha Harley, Danielle Balzafiore, and Tonita Wroolie: Hormone Therapy, Mood, and Cognition7. A.C. Burggren: The Effects of Cannabis Use Among Older AdultsSection B: Manipulative and Body-based Practices8. Claire D. Johnson and Bart N. Green: Massage and Movement Therapies9. Claire D. Johnson and Bart N. Green: Chiropractic CareSection C: Whole Medical Systems10. Michael Teut: Homeopathic Treatment of Older Adults11. Shirley Telles, Sachin Kumar Sharma, Arti Yadav, and Acharya Balkrishna: Ayurveda for Healthy Aging and Health-Related Conditions12. Sonya Pritzker, Shelley Ochs, Edward Kwok-ho Hui, and Ka-Kit Hui: Aging and Mental Health from an Integrative East-West PerspectiveIII: Stress Reducing InterventionsSection A: Biologically Based Practices13. Alexander Panossian and Patricia L. Gerbarg: Potential Use of Plant Adaptogens in Age-Related DisordersSection B: Mind Body Medicine14. Ronald Glick, Esther Teverovsky: Mind-body Techniques to Improve Coping and Stress Response15. Shirley Telles, Nilkamal Singh, Arti Yadav, and Acharya Balkrishna: Yoga as an Integrative Intervention in Healthy Aging and Age-Related Disorders16. Patricia L. Gerbarg and Richard P. Brown: Breathing Practices for Mental Health and Aging17. Sermsak Lolak, Darlinda K. Minor, Najmeh Jafari and Christina Puchalski: Spiritual Issues and Interventions in Mental Health and Aging18. David Spiegel: Trance in Life Transitions: Hypnosis for Brain and Body19. Cathy Malchiodi: Creative Arts Therapies and Older Adults20. Ellen Gay Detlefsen: Using the Internet to Find CAIM Resources for Mental Health Professionals and their Older Patients21. Alexandrea L. Harmell, Rujvi Kamat, Barton W. Palmer, and Dilip V. Jeste: Resilience-Building Interventions for Successful and Positive AgingIV: Integrative Interventions of Cognitive Aging and Later Life Mental DisordersSection A: Cognitive Aging, Dementia Prevention, and Integrative Therapies22. Karen J. Miller, John Geirland, Megan E. Gomez, Richelin V. Dye, Linda M. Ercoli: Memory Training and Aging23. Ankura Singh and Olivia I. Okereke: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Agents in Prevention of Late-Life Depression and Cognitive Decline24. David A. Merrill: Lifestyle Interventions, Nutrition and Exercise Included, for Cognitive and Biological AgingSection B: Mental and Physical Disorders of Aging and Integrative Therapies25. Arun V. Ravindran and Tricia L. da Silva: Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Late Life26. Taya Varteresian and Helen Lavretsky: Complementary, Alternative and Integrative Interventions for Sleep Disorders in Older Adults27. Shu-Ming Wang and Brenda Golianu: Acupuncture Treatment for Pain and Related Problems in The Elderly28. Karen J. Sherman and Michelle L. Dossett: Complementary and Integrative Interventions for Arthritis and Back Pain29. Bruce J. Diamond, Susan K. Johnson, Katelyn Van Clef, Stephanie Magou, and Briana Stanfield: Complementary, Alternative and Integrative Medicine in the Treatment and Management of Dementia30. Chloe C. Boyle and Julienne E. Bower: Mind-Body Therapies for Cancer Survivors: Effects of Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation on Cancer-related Physical and Behavioral SymptomsSection C: Integrative Medicine and End of Life Care31. Emily A. Meier, Lori P. Montross Thomas, Natasha Ghani, and Scott A. Irwin: Hospice and Palliative Settings32. Jo-Anne Rayner and Michael Bauer: Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Integrative Therapies in Long-term and Dementia Care Settings: Alternative Therapies in Residential Dementia Care Settings33. Theresa L. Scott and Nancy A. Pachana: Therapeutic Gardens and Expressive TherapiesHelen Lavretsky, Martha Sajatovic, and Charles Reynolds III: Conclusion and Epilogue