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The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry


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PrefaceChapter 1. Demography and Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders in Late Life Chapter 2. Physiological and Clinical Considerations of Geriatric Patient Care Chapter 3. Genomics in Geriatric Psychiatry Chapter 4. The Psychiatric Interview of Older Adults Chapter 5. Use of the Laboratory in the Diagnostic Workup of Older Adults Chapter 6. Neuropsychological Assessment of Dementia Chapter 7. Delirium Chapter 8. Dementia and Mild Neurocognitive disorders Chapter 9. Mood DisordersChapter 10. Bipolar Disorder in Late Life Chapter 11. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders Chapter 12. Anxiety Disorders Chapter 13. Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders Chapter 14. Sexuality and Aging Chapter 15. Bereavement Chapter 16. Sleep and Circadian Rhythm Disorders Chapter 17. Alcohol and Drug Problems Chapter 18. Personality Disorders Chapter 19. Agitation and Suspiciousness Chapter 20. Psychopharmacology Chapter 21. Electroconvulsive Therapy and Other Forms of Brain Stimulation Chapter 22. Nutrition and Physical Activity Chapter 23. Individual and Group Psychotherapy Chapter 24. Working With Families of Older Adults Chapter 25. Clinical Psychiatry in the Nursing Home Index

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David C. Steffens, M.D., M.H.S., is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Connecticut. Dan G. Blazer, M.D., Ph.D., is J. P. Gibbons Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Professor of Community and Family Medicine; and Vice Chair of Academic Development at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina. Mugdha E. Thakur, M.D., is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Training Program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina.

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