Psychotherapy for depression in older adults

Psychotherapy for depression in older adults

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A timely guide to treating depression in older adults The first book in the new qWiley Series on Geropsychology, q qPsychotherapy for Depression in Older Adultsq is a practical resource created by a team of international luminaries in the field. Developed in conjunction with the Gerontology Center of the University of Colorado, this expert guide provides evidence-based treatment approaches for alleviating depression in older adults. qPsychotherapy for Depression in Older Adultsq explains how to assess and treat depression using cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and problem-solving therapy. qPsychotherapy for Depression in Older Adultsq Emphasizes the distinctive and unique characteristics of practice with older adultsIllustrates the application of clinical skills in a wide variety of settings where older adults may be served (e.g., outpatient primary care, mental health centers, nursing homes)Includes extensive use of case material to illustrate specific approaches to advanced practice skillsProvides references to specialized training materials for people with special needs Ideal for all mental health professionals who want to increase their expertise in treating an aging population, as well as graduate students entering the field, this timely reference provides valuable information about geriatric mental health needs and services.The current MDS version 2.0 can be viewed online at /quality/ mds20/mdsallforms.pdf. ... At the end of the usera#39;s manual are the resident assessment protocols (RAPs), which give instructions for a much ... the MDS correctly for care planning and reimbursement, most nursing homes have one or more RNs assigned to that task. ... E (Mood and Behavior Patterns), F ( Psychosocial Well-Being), N (Activity Pursuit Patterns), and P (Special Treatments and Procedures).

Title:Psychotherapy for depression in older adults
Author: Sarah Honn Qualls, Bob Knight
Publisher:Wiley - 2006-10-05

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