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Author Oslin, David
Title Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 19 (1999) : Focus on Psychopharmacologic Interventions in Late Life
Imprint New York : Springer Publishing Company, 1999
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Contributors -- Forthcoming Contents, Volume 20 -- Preface -- Part I: Methodologic Issues -- 1. Efficacy and Effectiveness: From Regulatory to Public Health Models -- 2. Assessing Outcomes of Psychopharmacological Treatments in the Elderly: Evolving Considerations for Research and Clinical Practice -- 3. Statistical and Design Issues in Geriatric Psychiatric Research -- 4. Pharmacokinetics of Psychotropic Drugs in the Elderly -- 5. Ethical Issues in Geriatric Psychopharmacologic Research -- 6. Psychotropic Drug Use in Home Health Care: Problems and Directions for Research -- Part II: Review of Selected Diseases and Syndromes -- 7. Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease -- 8. Alzheimer's Disease: Behavioral Management -- 9. Psychopharmacologic Interventions in Late-Life Major Depression -- 10. Substance Use Disorders in Late Life -- 11. Late-Life Psychosis: Advances in Understanding and Treatment -- 12. ECT for Geriatric Depression and Future Trends -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
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
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Oslin, David Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 19 (1999) : Focus on Psychopharmacologic Interventions in Late Life New York : Springer Publishing Company,c1999 9780826165022
Subject Alzheimer's disease -- Chemotherapy.;Older people -- Mental health
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