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Psychosis in the Elderly


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Across the spectrum of psychopathology in later life, psychotic symptomatology has been the most neglected, and although literature in this area is increasing, this is the first book to address the need for an overarching framework to examine and understand late-life psychotic phenomena. Exploring the practical and ethical issues that arise when managing psychotic elderly patients in the community, as well as the sequelae of stigmatisation and carer stress,
this text

  • brings together the latest research findings on schizophrenia as it presents in later life
  • covers the frequent comorbidity of psychotic symptoms with cognitive impairment, mood disturbance and physical illness
  • highlights the diversity of late-life psychotic symptomatology, discussing both aetiological considerations and management strategies
  • Author: Hassett, Anne M, Author: Ames, David, Author: Chiu, Edmond

    Topic: Psychology
    Media: Book
    ISBN: 1841843946
    Language: English
    Pages: 259

    Additional information

    Weight 1.35 lbs
    Dimensions 9.5 × 6.34 × 0.72 in


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