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Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Spring


edited by Marc E. Agronin, M.D. ’91, and Gabe J. Maletta, M.D., Ph.D. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins) This book describes in detail the neurologic and neuropsychiatric patient assessment and the use of all treatment modalities, both psychotherapeutic and pharmacologic, in elderly patients. The contributors discuss the treatment of disorders in all clinical settings: inpatient, outpatient, emergency, primary care, assisted living and long-term care. The book includes case studies and personal accounts by patients and care providers. Appendices provide drug information and list additional resources.

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