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Psychiatry and Aging: Mental Disorders and Psychiatric Challenges in the Elderly

Aníbal Pavlov

Facing the Challenges of Aging with Knowledge and Compassion

Essential Work for Mental Health Professionals, Researchers, and Students


Highlights:

  • In-depth Analysis of Mental Disorders Associated with Aging: Comprehensive approach to the biological, psychological, social, and cultural aspects influencing mental health in the elderly.
  • Strategies for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Long-term Care: Practical guidance for mental health professionals in assessing and monitoring the elderly with mental disorders.
  • Multidisciplinary and Integrated Approach: Holistic view recognizing the complex interaction of factors contributing to mental health in old age.
  • Research and Future Perspectives: Valuable insights into the latest scientific discoveries and emerging trends in the field of elderly mental health.


Rich and Comprehensive Content:

  • Introduction: The landscape of population aging and the challenges of mental health in old age.
  • Biological Factors: Neurodegenerative changes, chronic diseases, and their impact on mental health.
  • Psychological Factors: Depression, anxiety, dementia, and other common mental disorders in old age.
  • Social Factors: Loneliness, social isolation, grief, and loss of social roles.
  • Cultural Factors: Influences of culture, values, and beliefs on the mental health of the elderly.
  • Multidisciplinary Assessment: The importance of collaboration among different professionals for accurate diagnosis.
  • Treatment and Long-term Care: Effective therapeutic approaches for different mental disorders.
  • Prevention and Mental Health Promotion: Strategies for maintaining mental health and preventing cognitive decline.
  • Research and Future Perspectives: The latest scientific discoveries and emerging trends in the field of elderly mental health.


Ideal for:

  • Mental Health Professionals: Psychiatrists, psychologists, geriatricians, social workers, and other professionals working with the elderly population.
  • Researchers: Scientists interested in studies on aging and mental health.
  • Students: Undergraduates and postgraduates in fields such as psychology, geriatrics, medicine, and social work.


Benefits:

  • Deep understanding of the challenges of mental health in old age.
  • Acquisition of knowledge and skills for the diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of the elderly with mental disorders.
  • Development of a holistic and multidisciplinary view of elderly mental health.


Essential work for those seeking knowledge and tools to tackle the challenges of mental health

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: Apr 5th, 2024
  • Pages: 252
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.57in - 0.82lb
  • EAN: 9798322015703
  • Categories: Psychiatry - General