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Professor David Ames (BA, MD, FRCPsych, FRANZCP) graduated MB BS from the University of Melbourne in 1978 and trained in psychiatry at the Royal Melbourne (Australia) and Royal Free (London, UK) Hospitals (1982-7). His doctoral thesis was on the topic of depression in aged care homes. He was University of Melbourne Senior Lecturer (1989-1994), Associate Professor (1995-2005) and Professor of Psychiatry of Old Age (2005-2007), before taking up the post of Professor of Ageing and Health and Director of the National Ageing Research Institute in September 2007. He has extensive clinical experience in old age psychiatry and was director of the St Vincent's Health Aged Psychiatry Service from 2005 to 2008. David Ames has also edited the peer-reviewed Cambridge University Press journal International Psychogeriatrics (2003-2011). He has published over 145 peer-reviewed papers in academic journals and has co-edited or written 17 books. His main research interests are the early detection and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and the care of the depressed elderly.
'Overall this book is a joy to browse through, with stimulating coverage of functional psychiatric disorder in the elderly from varied viewpoints, providing solid and interesting reviews of all the main topics.' Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine ...much of the text details syndromes and issues that are common to adult psychiatry and the reviews are largely descriptive. Where there are opportunities to expand upon elderly-specific data, these are well taken. The chapters on late-onset schizophrenia, pseudo-dementia, and affective disorders after stroke are especially good. Paul Harrison, Lancet, North American Edition ...an interesting, practical and comprehensive new book covering the nondementing mental disorders of the elderly...an excellent, useful, and highly relevant new book written by internationally known contributors covering an often neglected area of functional psychiatric disorders in the elderly. This book definitely fills this void. Michael J. Schrift, Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal ...a nicely organized summary of our present fund of knowledge in geriatric issues in psychiatry. It truly meets its goal of providing information 'for practitioners from all clinical disciplines related to geriatric psychiatry.' Its scholarly topic review is useful for the researcher, and the wealth of pertinent clinical information is of equal value to the general clinician. Susan K. Schultz, American Journal of Psychiatry ...enjoyable, stimulating, and easy to read....a valuable resource for clinicians and researchers. M. Dennis, Age and Ageing I view this as an excellent textbook for new entries into the field of geriatric psychiatry. I would also recommend it to other mental health professionals who work with the elderly and to experienced geriatricians who have been looking for a comprehensive guide to functional psychiatric disorders in the elderly. Allen Raskin, The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease