The Resource Mental health and the elderly : a social work perspective, Francis J. Turner, editor ; with a foreword by Naomi Golan

Mental health and the elderly : a social work perspective, Francis J. Turner, editor ; with a foreword by Naomi Golan

Label
Mental health and the elderly : a social work perspective
Title
Mental health and the elderly
Title remainder
a social work perspective
Statement of responsibility
Francis J. Turner, editor ; with a foreword by Naomi Golan
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The demographic shift to a much older population is having a large impact on social work professionals who have traditionally been the primary caretakers of the elderly. As more people are living into advanced old age, it is becoming increasingly important to understand and treat the wide range of psychological disorders which may affect them, rather than simply attributing the disorders to senescence as was frequently done in the past." "Mental Health and the Elderly: A Social Work Perspective is a comprehensive guide to diagnosis and treatment of the range of disorders affecting the elderly. Each chapter, written by a renowned expert in the field, discusses a specific disorder from a social work perspective, integrating the biological, psychological, and social dimensions of the problem. Topics include depressive disorders, the Alzheimer's patient, anxiety states, alcohol addiction, suicide, schizophrenia, paranoia, the autistic elderly, and fears and phobias, among others." "Each chapter includes a description of the condition, a brief historical perspective, and a discussion of the latest research on the topic drawn from a variety of disciplines. Cases are integrated throughout the chapters, as is material concerning the role of family members and other loved ones in the lives of the elderly. Special attention is given to the social work role as it relates to care and the provision of services. Emphasis is also placed on how social workers can effectively collaborate with colleagues in other related professions. Finally, the book accentuates a healthy orientation for people at this life stage and the need to focus on strengths." "Mental Health and the Elderly is required reading for the health care professional working with the elderly. It is also an excellent resource for students taking courses in psychopathology, gerontology, or human growth and development."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
RC451.4.A5
LC item number
M442 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WT 150
NLM item number
M54936 1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Turner, Francis J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older people
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Psychiatric social work
  • Mental Disorders
  • Social Work, Psychiatric
  • Aged
  • Personnes âgées
  • Gérontopsychiatrie
  • Service social psychiatrique
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Older people
  • Psychiatric social work
Label
Mental health and the elderly : a social work perspective, Francis J. Turner, editor ; with a foreword by Naomi Golan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The elderly : a biopsychosocial overview / Francis J. Turner -- The losses of late life : elder responses and practice models / Ann Burack-Weiss -- Neurological disorders / Glenda E. McDonald -- Alzheimer's disease : the family affliction / Daniel C. Andreae -- Schizophrenia in the elderly / Desmond L. Pouyat -- Elderly people with autism : defining a social work agenda for research and practice / Nora Gold and Margaret Whelan -- Paranoia in the elderly / Joan Davies -- Aging in persons with developmental disabilities / Marsha Mailick Seltzer and Gary B. Seltzer -- Anxiety and anxiety disorders / Lilian M. Wells -- Depressive disorders / Ruth E. Dunkle and Theresa Norgard -- Adjustment disorders / Joanne C. Turner -- Borderline personality disorders ; Narcissistic personality disorder / Eda G. Goldstein
  • Fear and phobias / Robert L. Barker -- Antisocial behavior in old age / Sondra Brandler -- Alcohol and elderly people / Kathleen J. Farkas -- Medication problems and drug abuse / Edith S. Lisansky Gomberg -- Psychosexual issues and aging / Pat Conway -- Post-traumatic stress disorder / Joy Spaulding -- Suicide and the elderly / Susan O. Mercer -- Family issues and the elderly / Susan Watt and Ahuva Soifer -- Psychosocial problems and the needs of the elderly in mental health / David Guttman and Ariela Lowenstein -- An overview / Francis J. Turner
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xix, 539 pages
Isbn
9780029327951
Lccn
92014579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25677243
  • (OCoLC)ocm25677243
Label
Mental health and the elderly : a social work perspective, Francis J. Turner, editor ; with a foreword by Naomi Golan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The elderly : a biopsychosocial overview / Francis J. Turner -- The losses of late life : elder responses and practice models / Ann Burack-Weiss -- Neurological disorders / Glenda E. McDonald -- Alzheimer's disease : the family affliction / Daniel C. Andreae -- Schizophrenia in the elderly / Desmond L. Pouyat -- Elderly people with autism : defining a social work agenda for research and practice / Nora Gold and Margaret Whelan -- Paranoia in the elderly / Joan Davies -- Aging in persons with developmental disabilities / Marsha Mailick Seltzer and Gary B. Seltzer -- Anxiety and anxiety disorders / Lilian M. Wells -- Depressive disorders / Ruth E. Dunkle and Theresa Norgard -- Adjustment disorders / Joanne C. Turner -- Borderline personality disorders ; Narcissistic personality disorder / Eda G. Goldstein
  • Fear and phobias / Robert L. Barker -- Antisocial behavior in old age / Sondra Brandler -- Alcohol and elderly people / Kathleen J. Farkas -- Medication problems and drug abuse / Edith S. Lisansky Gomberg -- Psychosexual issues and aging / Pat Conway -- Post-traumatic stress disorder / Joy Spaulding -- Suicide and the elderly / Susan O. Mercer -- Family issues and the elderly / Susan Watt and Ahuva Soifer -- Psychosocial problems and the needs of the elderly in mental health / David Guttman and Ariela Lowenstein -- An overview / Francis J. Turner
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xix, 539 pages
Isbn
9780029327951
Lccn
92014579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25677243
  • (OCoLC)ocm25677243

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