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Mental health and older people

Edited by Beverley Tabernacle, Marie Honey and Annette Jinks

in Oxford Handbook of Nursing Older People

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199213283
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597956 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199213283.003.0016

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Mental health and older people

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Introduction - Assessment - Assessment tools - Specialist mental health (psychiatric) assessment - Common psychiatric signs and symptoms in older people - Depression - Delirium 1 - Delirium 2 - Dementia 1 - Dementia 2 - Other mental health problems - Suicide in older people - Challenging behaviour 1 - Challenging behaviour 2 - Protocols and referral pathways - Older people and driving - Mental capacity and consent - Advance decisions - Research - Best interests

Chapter.  7478 words. 

Subjects: Geriatric Medicine

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