Aging and Mental Health (Heftet)

Serie: Understanding Aging 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 320
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Understanding Aging
ISBN/EAN: 9781405130752
Kategori: Helse- og sosialfag
Omtale: Aging and Mental Health
This fully revised and updated second edition provides a complete introduction to aging and mental health for psychology students taking courses in aging as well as for academics and practitioners working in the field of gerontology. * Offers a comprehensive review of models of mental health and mental illness, along with their implications for treatment of older adults * Provides a pragmatic analysis of assessment and treatment approaches that both students and practitioners will find useful * Uses case studies to link theory and practice * Fully updated to include discussion of the development and implementation of evidence-based treatment protocols in the field of mental health; the increasing prevalence of cognitive impairment and an appreciation of its implications for a variety of functional behaviors; and a changing understanding of long-term care away from a focus on institutional care and toward a broader spectrum of services

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