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CRC Press
15 June 2005
Medicine; Geriatric medicine; Psychopharmacology; Psychiatry
Tailoring mental illness drug treatments specifically for elderly people has been a neglected area. This book brings together findings from recent multi-disciplinary research and the practical aspects of old age psychiatry. By taking into account the perspectives of the patient and their family the neuropathologist the pharmacist the nurse the GP and the specialist Practical Old Age Psychopharmacology provides a sympathetic analysis of contemporary practice and offers guidelines for the future. Providing the only comprehensive overview of the topic the editors delve into the important role of psychotropic drugs and the management of mental illness in the elderly how these drugs should be used and how a truly personal approach to patient care can be maintained. To provide a practical focus on specific clinical topics individual chapters can be used independently This book is an invaluable reference for old age psychiatrists psychiatrists in training hospital and community mental health nurses geriatricians general practitioners and pharmaceutical company staff. Clinical psychologists social workers occupational therapists and health care managers will also find it beneficial as a complement to their own work.
By:   Stephen Curran (University of Huddersfield and South West Yorkshire Mental Health NHS Trust Wakefield UK), Roger Bullock (Victoria Hospital, Swindon, United Kingdom)
Edited by:   Stephen Curran (University of Huddersfield and South West Yorkshire Mental Health NHS Trust Wakefield UK), Roger Bullock (Victoria Hospital, Swindon, United Kingdom)
Imprint:   CRC Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   1st New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   635g
ISBN:   9781857759587
ISBN 10:   1857759583
Pages:   266
Publication Date:   15 June 2005
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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