A section that stands out, though, is the second section of the book titled Normal and Abnormal Ageing. It serves two important purposes by providing both a thorough introduction to the specialty of geriatric psychiatry and an approachable, clinically focused treatise on the psychiatry of geriatrics. This book's strength lies in its logical organization. Guralnik and David MelzerChapter 14 Life Satisfaction pages 75—77 : Linda K. The book is interdisciplinary in nature and gives due credit to medical, as well as neurological, co-morbidities of the geriatric patient. The 2nd Edition of this very successful book brings the reader up-to-date on the most recent advances in this area as well as a diverse range of other fields. Readable and approachable, geriatricians will find value in this work.
Murali DoraiswamyChapter 7 Anatomy of the Aging Brain pages 25—43 : John J. Kumar's research focuses on late-life depression and mental disorders of the elderly, including Alzheimer's disease. Appendices provide drug information and additional resources. SwalesChapter 103 Psychopharmacological Treatment of Anxiety pages 563—569 : John L. During this time there has been substantial progress in the science and practice of geriatric psychiatry. JoyceChapter 53 Reversible Dementias pages 289—292 : Michael Philpot and Jerson PereiraChapter 54 Differential Diagnosis of Dementia pages 293—296 : Charlotte Busby and Alistair BurnsChapter 55a Distinguishing Depression from Dementia pages 297—302 : William E.
SixsmithChapter 127 The United States System of Care pages 689—696 : Christopher C. ReiflerChapter 129b The Medical Psychiatry Inpatient Unit pages 709—712 : David G. This text is a wonderful exposition of the general issues associated with aging and the management of psychiatric disorders in geriatrics. Learning and behavioural studies, as well as models of geriatric psychiatry practice, are covered extensively. HusainChapter 88 The Management of Acute Mania pages 483—490 : John L. SheikhChapter 102 Acute Management of Anxiety and Phobias pages 559—561 : Javaid I. Wyman, Amber Gum, and Patricia A.
The book describes in detail the neurologic and neuropsychiatric patient assessment and the use of all treatment modalities, both psychotherapeutic and pharmacologic, in el Written by noted authorities in geriatric psychiatry, this volume is a clinically oriented guide to the diagnostic workup and treatment of psychiatric and neuropsychiatric disorders in elderly patients. Caroline Burton, and Jarrett W. It is of particular use for instructors of general psychiatry programs and their residents. KellettChapter 115 Phenomenology of Wandering pages 637—638 : A. Marty, Renee Pepin, Andrea June and Daniel L. Cohen 27 Delirium in the Elderly David J. JolleyChapter 125 Day Care pages 681—683 : John M.
SalehChapter 112 Old Age and Learning Disability pages 623—625 : Oyepeju Raji and Sheila HollinsChapter 113a Elderly Offenders pages 627—629 : Janet M. The sections on specific psychiatric pathology are comprehensive and well-written, and the authors include highly regarded authorities on the respective topics. CopelandChapter 37 Early Detection pages 191—193 : Scott HendersonChapter 38 Dementia Epidemiology: Prevalence and Incidence pages 195—197 : A. Mattox, Lauren George, and Gabe J. Kumar's research focuses on late-life depression and mental disorders of the elderly, including Alzheimer's disease. Ranga KrishnanChapter 104 Obsessive—compulsive Disorder pages 571—573 : James LindesayChapter 105 Hypochondriacal Disorder pages 575—577 : Andree Allen and Ewald W.
As the global population ages, all disorders related to ageing are of greater interest to researchers, but none more so than mental disorders. Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry is an essential read for psychiatrists, geriatricians, neurologists and psychologists. Saleem Ismail, and Anton P. Eyler Zorrilla and Dilip V. D Scale pages 159—160 : Martin PrinceChapter 31 Interviews Aimed at Differential Psychiatric Diagnosis.
Buckwalter, Mary Ellen Stolder, Charlene S. Zweig and Dana Scherr Parchi. PerryChapter 44 Antemortem Markers pages 233—236 : Susan J. AndersonChapter 91 Aetiology, Genetics and Risk Factors pages 503—508 : David J. It is of particular use for instructors of general psychiatry programs and their residents.
Overall, this book is a comprehensive overview of geriatric psychiatry that covers all major clinical areas and stands out for highlighting a historical perspective on mental illness in late life. This textbook has 49 chapters, and each chapter was written by leaders in the field. This text is a wonderful exposition of the general issues associated with aging and the management of psychiatric disorders in geriatrics. It is a valuable contribution to the literature and should be of particular use to residents and trainees in geriatric psychiatry. FairburnChapter 36 Nosology of Dementia pages 185—189 : Ingmar Skoog and John R.