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Guide to the Psychiatry of Old Age

di Ames - Chiu - Lindesay - Shulman  • 2010  • dettagli prodotto

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With rapid ageing of the world's population, psychiatry of old age has become a crucial discipline. This succinct guide to the scope and practice of the psychiatry of old age provides an up-to-date summary of existing knowledge, best practice and future challenges for the specialty, from a global perspective. From definitions and demography to epidemiology, aetiology, and principles of assessment, diagnosis and management, each chapter is sharp, clear and practical, enhanced by tables and diagrams for quick assimilation and reference on the ward or in the clinic. As well as the main psychiatric conditions encountered in old age, coverage also includes legal and ethical issues, and the neglected topic of alcohol and drug abuse in the elderly. Written by leading clinicians, teachers and researchers and offering a much-needed international focus, this compact guide is essential reading for practising psychiatrists and geriatricians, as well as trainees, nurses and medical students


ISBN: 052168191X

Titolo: Guide to the Psychiatry of Old Age


Editore: Cambridge University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2010

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 15x23 cm

Pagine: 136

Peso: 0.3 kg