The St Vincents Hospital Handbook of Clinical Psychogeriatrics David Burke

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The St Vincents Hospital Handbook of Clinical Psychogeriatrics  by  David Burke

The St Vincents Hospital Handbook of Clinical Psychogeriatrics by David Burke
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The St Vincents Hospital Handbook of Clinical Psychogeriatrics, edited by A/Prof David Burke and Ms Ayse Burke, is a thorough and practical guide to the multidisciplinary, integrated hospital and community care of older people with mental healthMoreThe St Vincents Hospital Handbook of Clinical Psychogeriatrics, edited by A/Prof David Burke and Ms Ayse Burke, is a thorough and practical guide to the multidisciplinary, integrated hospital and community care of older people with mental health problems and illnesses. The St Vincents Hospital Psychogeriatric Mental Health Service has over the past 10 years developed an efficient and effective model of service delivery that is integrated, cooperative, multidisciplinary, and team-based.

This approach facilitates seamless patient management in partnership with the patient’s general practitioner, family, and other care providers. This handbook is a valuable tool for all healthcare professionals and students wanting to learn about the assessment and management of older people with mental health problems and illnesses. All health-related clinicians that are either training or already working with older people, in general practice or residential aged care, and in other branches of medicine, psychology, nursing, social work, or occupational therapy will appreciate the ordered and thorough approach to hospital and community psychogeriatric care presented in the handbook.

The array of multidisciplinary backgrounds of the authors and the integrated model of care that centers on team management, collaboration and a holistic approach, make this a unique reference tool. The St Vincents Hospital Handbook of Clinical Psychogeriatrics presents practical, evidence-based, best-practice advice and guidance (incorporating DSM-V) for psychogeriatric care across a wide range of relevant topics. The Handbook chapters are: 1. Multidisciplinary Team Management- 2.

Clinical Emergencies- 3. Delirium- 4. Psychotic Disorders- 5. Mood Disorders- 6. Anxiety Disorders- 7. Cognitive Impairment and Dementia- 8. Neuroimaging- 9. Neuropsychological Assessment- 10. Capacity Assessment and Guardianship- 11. Psychopharmacology- 12. Psychotherapy- 13. Behaviour Management in Dementia- 14. Independent Living and Placement- 15. Healthy Ageing- 16. Family and Carer Stress- 17.

Grief and Bereavement- 18. Squalor and Hoarding- and 19. Homelessness.



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