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Applying the Pikes Peak Model of Treatment Competency to the Use of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies with Older Adults

Forrest Scogin and Andrew Presnell.

in Specialty Competencies in Geropsychology

January 2011; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology Professional Development and Training; Geropsychology. 6430 words.

Chapter 6 examines specifically the application of Beck’s cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and problem-solving therapy (PST), an adaptation of cognitive-behavioral techniques, with the...

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Assessment and psychosocial intervention for older people with suspected dementia: a memory clinic perspective

Esme Moniz-Cook.

in Handbook of Emotional Disorders in Later Life

March 2008; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geropsychology; Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy. 12195 words.

This chapter provides an overview of memory clinics in the United Kingdom, a conceptual basis for rehabilitation, and an update of a previous summary of psychosocial intervention. The...

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Assessment and treatment issues in bereavement in later life

Dolores Gallagher-Thompson, Tamarra Dupart, Weiling Liu, Heather Gray, Tamiko Eto and Larry W. Thompson.

in Handbook of Emotional Disorders in Later Life

March 2008; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geropsychology; Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy. 8558 words.

This chapter reviews demographic information regarding bereavement in later life with emphasis on death of a spouse, which is generally accepted as the most common and traumatic life event...

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Assessment and treatment of anxiety in later life

Jeffrey A. Cully and Melinda A. Stanley.

in Handbook of Emotional Disorders in Later Life

March 2008; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geropsychology; Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy. 9777 words.

This chapter explores the assessment and treatment of anxiety in later life, and addresses the importance and complexity of diagnosing and treating late-life anxiety disorders, with a...

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Assessment and treatment of dementia-related affective disturbances

Rebecca G. Logsdon, Susan M. McCurry and Linda Teri.

in Handbook of Emotional Disorders in Later Life

March 2008; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geropsychology; Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy. 7741 words.

This chapter provides a review of affective problems seen in cognitivelyimpaired older adults, focusing on depression, anxiety, and sleep disturbances. Itwill review assessment strategies...

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Assessment and treatment of depression

Kaci Fairchild and Forrest Scogin.

in Handbook of Emotional Disorders in Later Life

March 2008; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geropsychology; Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy. 8012 words.

This chapter discusses the presentation of depression in older adults and some of the challenges clinicians face when diagnosing and treating depression in this population. It explores...

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Assessment and treatment of depression and anxiety after stroke

Shirley A. Thomas and Nadina B. Lincoln.

in Handbook of Emotional Disorders in Later Life

March 2008; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geropsychology; Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy. 8906 words.

This chapter discusses assessment and treatment of depression and anxiety after stroke. It explores the emotional consequences of stroke, assessment for people with and without...

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Assessment and treatment of insomnia in later life

Niall M. Broomfield, Matthew R. Wild and Colin Espie.

in Handbook of Emotional Disorders in Later Life

March 2008; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geropsychology; Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy. 11054 words.

This chapter summarizes assessment and treatment of insomnia complaints in later life. Insomnia is a subjective complaint of persistent difficulty initiating and/or maintaining sleep, or...

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Assessment and treatment of suicidal behaviour in later life

Paul R. Duberstein and Marnin J. Heisel.

in Handbook of Emotional Disorders in Later Life

March 2008; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geropsychology; Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy. 14978 words.

This chapterreviews the known risk factors for death by suicide in later life, and discusses assessmentand treatment considerations for at-risk individuals. Recommendations areoffered for...

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Caregiver family therapy

Sara H. Qualls.

in Handbook of Emotional Disorders in Later Life

March 2008; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geropsychology; Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy. 10941 words.

This chapter describes an approach to family intervention that considers the family system as the context for care decisions. The intervention model joins a small number of interventions...

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