Late-Life Mood Disorders

Hardcover | March 21, 2013

EditorHelen Lavretsky, Martha Sajatovic, Charles Reynolds

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This book contains a comprehensive review of the current research advances in late life mood disorders. This detailed review reflects the new understanding of neurobiology and psychosocial origins of geriatric mood disorders in the first decade of the 21st Century and is provided by theinternational group of leading experts in the field. The review of the latest developments and "gold standards" of care or methodologies in geriatric mood disorders is complemented by the anticipated future directions of research and translation into clinical practice. Our volume targets a broad audience of clinical researchers and clinicians. The content of the book will increase clinicians' and researcher's competency in recent research findings, and broaden their diagnostic and therapeutic perspectives and power of observation that will prepare them to dealwith the challenges of finding appropriate effective treatments for older adults with mood disorders. The discussion of the data is presented in a textbook format and can be used for training of students of geriatric mental health. Individual chapters can be used as references on a particular topicfor interested individuals, and obtained online. Clinicians and researchers who are dedicated to the treatment and study of mood disorders in older people might consider this volume an essential part of their library.

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This book contains a comprehensive review of the current research advances in late life mood disorders. This detailed review reflects the new understanding of neurobiology and psychosocial origins of geriatric mood disorders in the first decade of the 21st Century and is provided by theinternational group of leading experts in the fiel...

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 geriatric depression and caregiver stress, as well as complementary and alternative medicine and mind-body approaches to treatment and prevention of disorders in old...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:730 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:March 21, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ContributorsPrefaceSection 1: Introduction to Late-Life Mood Disorders1. Jovier D. Evans and George T. Niederehe: A National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Perspective on Geriatric Mood Disorder Research2. Briony Dow, David Ames, Xiaoping Lin, Jean Tinney, and Betty Harambous: Research Priorities in Late Life Mood Disorders: An International Perspective3. Patricia Marino and Jo Anne Sirey: Epidemiology of Late Life Mood Disorders: Rates, Measures and Populations4. Jurgen Untzer and Mijung Park: Public Health Burden of Late-Life Mood Disorders5. Roger Peele: Late Onset Mood Disorders: ICDs and DSMsSection 2: Diagnosis and Comorbid Conditions6. John Snowdon and Osvaldo P. Almeida: The Diagnosis and Treatment of Unipolar Depression in Late Life7. Robert C. Young and Nahla A. Mahgoub: Bipolar Disorder8. Ganesh Kulkarni, Ipsit V. Vahia, Thomas W. Meeks and Dilip V. Jeste: Non-Major Depression9. Andrew J. Petkus, Eric J. Lenze and Julie Loebach Wetherell: Anxious Depression: Application of a Unified Model of Emotional Disorders to Older Adults10. Stephen E. Gilman, Hannah Carliner and Alex Cohen: The Social Determinants of Depression in Older Adulthood11. Christopher M. Marano, Paul B. Rosenberg and Constantine G. Lyketsos: Depression in Dementia12. Yeates Conwell and Alisa O'Riley: The Challenge of Suicide Prevention in Later Life13. Katherine M. Shear, Angela Ghesquiere and Michael S. Katzke: Bereavement and Complicated Grief in Older Adults14. Richard Schulz: Current Issues in Informal Caregiving Research: Prevalence, Health Effects and Intervention Strategies15. Sarah Volk and David C. Steffens: Post-Stroke Depression and Vascular Depression16. Briana Mezuk and Joseph J. Gallo: Depression and Medical Illness in Late Life: Race, Resources, and Stress17. Dylan Wint and Jeffrey Cummings: Comorbid Neurological Illness18. David W. Oslin and Amy Helstrom: Comorbid Substance Abuse19. Jordan F. Karp and Jonathan McGovern: Comorbid Pain Disorders20. Chiara Baglioni, Mathias Berger, and Dieter Riemann: Bidirectional relationships between sleep, insomnia and depressionSection 3: Treatment and prevention21. J. Craig Nelson: Use of adjunctive therapy in older depressed adults who are resistant to antidepressant treatment22. Patricia A. Arean: Psychotherapy23. William M. McDonald and Arshya Vahabzadeh: ECT and Neuromodulation in the Treatment of Late-Life Mood Disorders24. David Merrill, Martha Payne and Helen Lavretsky: Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Approaches for Treatment and Prevention in Late-Life Mood Disorders25. Aartjan T.F. Beekman, Pim Cuipers and Filip Smit: Prevention of Depression in Later Life: A Developmental Perspective26. Kara Zivin, Janet Kavanagh, Susan M. Maixner, Jo Anne Sirey and Helen C. Kales: Depression Medication Treatment Adherence in Later LifeSection 4: Care Delivery Systems27. Christina Hui and David L. Sultzer: Depression in Long-term Care28. Marsha Wittink, Paul Duberstein and Jeffrey M. Lyness: Late Life Depression in the Primary Care Setting: Toward a Patient-Centered Future29. Abhilash K. Desai, Daphne T. Lo and George T. Grossberg: Depression in Older Adults Receiving Hospice Care30. Kisha N. Bazelais, Yolonda R. Pickett and Martha L. Bruce: Late Life Mood Disorders and Home-based Services and Interventions31. Pim Cuipers, Heleen Riper and Aartjan Beekman: Novel Platforms for Care Delivery: Internet-based Interventions and TelepsychiatrySection 5: Neurobiology and Biomarkers32. Sean J. Colloby and John T. O'Brien: Structural Neuroimaging in Late Life Mood Disorders33. Anand Kumar, Olusola Ajilore, Brent Forester, Jaime Deseda, Matthew Woodward and Emma Rhodes: Molecular Neuroimaging in Late Life Mood Disorders34. Meenal J. Patel, Howard J. Aizenstein and Gwenn S. Smith: Functional Neuroimaging in Late Life Mood Disorders35. Oliver J. Robinson and Barbara J. Sahakian: Cognitive Biomarkers in Depression36. Jose Javier Miguel-Hidalgo and Grazyna Rajkowska: Neuropathological Markers in Late-Life Depression37. Greer M. Murphy, Jr.: Pharmacogenetics38. Kristin L. Bigos, Robert R. Bies and Bruce G. Pollock: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics in Late Life39. Michael R. Irwin: Psychoneuroimmunology of Depressive Disorders: Implications for Older Adults and Late-Life Depression40. Keith Sudheimer, John Flournoy, Anda Gershon, Bevin Demuth, Alan Schatzberg and Ruth O'Hara: The HPA Axis and Late Life Depression41. Wesley K. Thompson, Ji-in Choi and Stewart Anderson: Clinical Prediction Models42. Linda Garand, Ellen M. Whyte, Meryl A. Butters, Elizabeth R. Skidmore, Jordan F. Karp and Mary Amanda Dew: Integration of Biological, Clinical and Psychosocial Predictors of Treatment Response Variability in Late-Life Depression43. Helen Lavretsky, Martha Sajatovic and Charles Reynolds III: ConclusionIndex