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Sheikh - Treating the Elderly - 9780787902193 - KCW0013606
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Treating the Elderly

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Description for Treating the Elderly Paperback. Due to the fact that more people are living to an older age, the psychological issues of ageing have become far more prevalent. This book covers issues such as: the impact of physical decline and illness; late onset depression and anxiety; changing sexuality; and intermediate and long-term care. Series: Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical Technique. Num Pages: 288 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFSP31; JKSN2; JMC; MJX; MMJT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 151 x 16. Weight in Grams: 367. Very good copy with light shelf wear
A Volume in the Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical Technique

Few mental health professionals are adequately trained to meet the unique needs of the 65-plus age-group. Written by experts--and in some cases pioneers--in the field, Treating the Elderly is filled with the most up-to-date information needed for developing the skills necessary to work with the special needs and sensibilities of this population.

Filled with proven clinical techniques and strategies for helping clients deal with the most common emotional problems and issues of aging such as

* onset depression and ... Read more

Product Details

Publication date
John Wiley & Sons
Used, Very Good
Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical Technique
1st Edition
Number of Pages
Place of Publication
New York, United States
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About Sheikh
JAVAID I. SHEIKH is associate professor of psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine and founding director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Program at Stanford Medical Center.

Reviews for Treating the Elderly
"This well-edited book is targeted to mental health practitoners, and hits its target. The individual chapters avoid overlap and give the authors opportunity to convey their specific expertise. Cultural sensitivity and illustrative case studies result in a practical, helpful book which is clear and balanced presentation of state-of-the-art techniques for the assessment and management of common psychiatric symptoms in later ... Read more

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