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Qualls, Sara Honn

Aging and Mental Health

Qualls, Sara Honn - Aging and Mental Health, ebook

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This fully revised and updated second edition provides a complete introduction to aging and mental health for psychology students taking courses in aging as well as for academics and practitioners working in the field of gerontology.

  • Offers a comprehensive review of models of mental health and mental illness, along with their implications for treatment of older adults

  • Provides a pragmatic analysis of assessment and treatment approaches that both students and practitioners will find useful

  • Uses case studies to link theory and practice

  • Fully updated to include discussion of the development and implementation of evidence-based treatment protocols in the field of mental health; the increasing prevalence of cognitive impairment and an appreciation of its implications for a variety of functional behaviors; and a changing understanding of long-term care away from a focus on institutional care and toward a broader spectrum of services

Keywords: geropsychology, Alzheimer’, s, psychology of aging, older adulthood, mental illness

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
2
Page amount
296 pages
Category
Psychology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444390865
Printed ISBN
9781405130752

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