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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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Treatment and Care in Old Age Psychiatry

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ISBN13: 9781871816174
ISBN: 1871816173
Published: April 1993
Publisher: Wrightson Biomedical Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: £38.00

This volume brings together a wide range of expertise - from psychiatry, gerontology, psychopharmacology, law and social services - to provide an eclectic guide to the assessment, treatment and long-term care and management of the elderly psychiatric patient.;This book focuses particularly on Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias, depression in the elderly, benign senile memory impairment, sleep disturbance and the law as it relates to old-age psychiatry. The future prospects for treatment offered by the emerging drug therapies are also discussed.

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Measuring change in dememtia, Patrick Rabbitt; design and analysis of clinical trials, Graham Dunn; nerve growth factor and other experimental approaches, Gordon Wilcock; is there life in the neurotransmitter approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease?, Raymond Levy; treatment of non-cognitive features of dementia, Alistair Burns; alternatives to long-stay care, David Challis; age-associated memory impairment - real entity or statistical artefact?, Ian Hindmarch; diagnosis and treatment of memory loss in older patients who are not demented, Thomas H. Crook III; ability of the 5HT3 receptor antagonists to improve memory impairments, Brenda Costall; how benign is senescent forgetfulness?, Robert Howard; can we train the brain?, Charles Twining; measuring change in elderly depressives, Brice Pitt; new antidepressants in elderly patients, Cornelius Katona; ECT in the elderly, David G. Wilkinson; cognitive therapy with the elderly depressed - a rational and efficacious approach?, Simon Lovestone; sleep disorders in the elderly, K.W. Woodhouse; consent in dementia - is it valid and informed?, R.G. Jones; the Mental Health Act and dementia, Elaine Murphy; power of attorney and court of protection (handling the affairs of the elderly), Gordon R. Ashton.