Geriatric Psychiatry, An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics of North America, E-Book

Edited by Louis J. Marino, Jr.,, MD and George Zubenko, M.D.,Ph.D
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In this issue of Psychiatric Clinics, guest editors Drs. Louis J. Marino, Jr. and George Zubenko bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Geriatric Psychiatry. Top experts in the field cover key topics such as insomnia and sleep disorders in older adults; substance use disorders in the elderly; comorbidity and management of concurrent psychiatric and medical disorders; mood disorders in the elderly; cognitive impairment in the elderly; and more. 

Key Features
  • Contains 13 relevant, practice-oriented topics including psychopharmacology in the elderly: why does age matter?; the impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection and pandemic on mental health and brain function in the elderly; COVID-19: brain effects; epidemiology of psychiatric illness in the elderly; and more. 

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on current topics in geriatric psychiatry, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews. 

ISBN 9780323939645
Product Format Ebook
Publication Date 2022
Author Information Edited by Louis J. Marino, Jr.,, MD, CHIEF OF MEDICAL STAFF, MEDICAL DIRECTOR, GERIATRIC SERVICES, Sheppard Pratt and George Zubenko, M.D.,Ph.D, Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
Table of Content The Impact of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus-2 Infection and Pandemic on Mental Health and Brain Function in the Elderly
COVID-19: Brain Effects
Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Pathophysiology of Alzheimer's Disease
Epidemiology and Risk Factors for Dementia
Psychotic Disorders in the Elderly: Diagnosis, Epidemiology, and Treatment
Substance Use Disorders in the Elderly
Insomnia and Other Sleep Disorders in Older Adults
Psychopharmacology in the Elderly: Why Does Age Matter?
Comorbidity and Management of Concurrent Psychiatric and Medical Disorders
Geriatric Psychiatry Across the Spectrum: Medical Student, Resident, and Fellow Education
Publication Date 09-11-2022
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