Mental Disorders in Older Adults, Second Edition: Fundamentals of Assessment and Treatment by Steven H. Zarit, PhD

Mental Disorders in Older Adults, Second Edition: Fundamentals of Assessment and Treatment

bySteven H. Zarit, PhD, Judy M. Zarit

Kobo ebook | March 29, 2011

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Illustrated with abundant clinical material, this book provides essential knowledge and skills for effective mental health practice with older adults. It demonstrates how to evaluate and treat frequently encountered clinical problems in this population, including dementias, mood and anxiety disorders, and paranoid symptoms. Strategies are presented for implementing psychosocial interventions and integrating them with medications. The book also describes insightful approaches for supporting family caregivers and addresses the nuts and bolts of consulting in institutional settings. Combining their expertise as a researcher and an experienced clinician, the authors offer a unique perspective on the challenges facing older adults and how to help them lead more fulfilling and independent lives. Three reproducible forms can also be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.


 

Title:Mental Disorders in Older Adults, Second Edition: Fundamentals of Assessment and TreatmentFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 29, 2011Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:160918467X

ISBN - 13:9781609184674

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