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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics v. 19; Focus on Psychopharmacologic Inteventions in Late Life : Annual Review of Gerontology & Geriatrics - Ira Katz

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics v. 19; Focus on Psychopharmacologic Inteventions in Late Life

Annual Review of Gerontology & Geriatrics

By: Ira Katz (Editor), M. Powell Lawton (Editor)

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Published: 7th December 1999
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Increasingly there will be a demand from clinicians for a better understanding of how to translate research from basic science and clinical trials into meaningful treatment recommendations for late life metal disorders. In this volume the editors have compiled the most cutting-edge research findings on common mental disorders in the elderly.

Section 1 addresses methodological issues and raises critical concerns for researchers in the field, such as how best to design and implement large clinical studies as well as how to translate their finding into practice for mental health providers.

Section II focuses on treatment for specific diseases such as late life depression, substance abuse, and psychosis. Of particular note are chapters behavioral treatments for persons with Alzheimer's Disease.

For clinicians and researchers in the field of gerontology and geriatrics.

Contributors
Forthcoming Contents, Volume 20
Preface
Efficacy and Effectiveness: From Regulatory to Public Health Modelsp. 3
Assessing Outcomes of Psychopharmacological Treatments in the Elderly: Evolving Considerations for Research and Clinical Practicep. 13
Statistical and Design Issues in Geriatric Psychiatric Researchp. 37
Pharmacokinetics of Psychotropic Drugs in the Elderlyp. 53
Ethical Issues in Geriatric Psychopharmacologic Researchp. 72
Psychotropic Drug Use in Home Health Care: Problems and Directions for Researchp. 96
Treatment of Alzheimer's Diseasep. 120
Alzheimer's Disease: Behavioral Managementp. 136
Psychopharmacologic Interventions in Late-Life Major Depressionp. 195
Substance Use Disorders in Late Lifep. 213
Late-Life Psychosis: Advances in Understanding and Treatmentp. 225
ECT for Geriatric Depression and Future Trendsp. 249
Indexp. 265
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780826165022
ISBN-10: 0826165028
Series: Annual Review of Gerontology & Geriatrics : Book 19
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 7th December 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.67  x 1.98
Weight (kg): 0.52