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Study Guide to Geriatric Psychiatry : A Companion to The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry, Fifth Edition

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Study Guide to Geriatric Psychiatry is a question-and-answer companion that allows you to evaluate your mastery of the subject matter as you progress through The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry, Fifth Edition. The Study Guide is made up of approximately 255 questions divided into 25 individual quizzes of 8--17 questions each that correspond to chapters in the textbook. Questions are followed by an answer guide that references relevant text (including the page numbers) in the textbook to allow quick access to needed information. Each answer is accompanied by a discussion that not only addresses the correct response but also explains why other responses are not correct.The Study Guide's companion, The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry, Fifth Edition, has been thoroughly reorganized and updated to reflect new findings, with expanded treatment options and considerations and future directions, such as translational research, enhancing the text's utility while maintaining its reputation as the foremost reference and clinical guide on the subject.show more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 175 x 254 x 18mm | 635g
  • American Psychiatric Association Publishing
  • VA, United States
  • English
  • Study Guide
  • 1615370455
  • 9781615370450
  • 819,053

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Study Guide to Geriatric Psychiatry is a question-and-answer companion that allows you to evaluate your mastery of the subject matter as you progress through The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry, Fifth Edition. The Study Guide is made up of approximately 255 questions divided into 25 individual quizzes of 8--17 questions each that correspond to chapters in the textbook. Questions are followed by an answer guide that references relevant text (including page numbers) in the textbook to allow quick access to needed information. Each answer is accompanied by a discussion that not only addresses the correct response but also explains why other responses are not correct. The Study Guide's companion, The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry, Fifth Edition, has been thoroughly reorganized and updated to reflect new findings, with expanded treatment options and considerations and future directions, such as translational research, enhancing the text's utility while maintaining its reputation as the foremost reference and clinical guide on the subject.show more

About Philip R. Muskin

Philip R. Muskin, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center, Chief of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Campus, and on the Faculty of Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research in New York, New York.Anna L. Dickerman, M.D., is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist, Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weil Cornell Medical Center in New York, New York.show more

Table of contents

ContributorsDisclosure of InterestsPrefacePart II: Answer GuideChapter 1. Demography and Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders in Late LifeChapter 2. Physiological and Clinical Considerations of Geriatric Patient CareChapter 3. Genomics in Geriatric PsychiatryChapter 4. The Psychiatric Interview of Older AdultsChapter 5. Use of the Laboratory in the Diagnostic Workup of Older AdultsChapter 6. Neuropsychological Assessment of Late-Life Cognitive DisordersChapter 7. DeliriumChapter 8. Dementia and Mild Neurocognitive DisordersChapter 9. Depressive DisordersChapter 10. Bipolar and Related DisordersChapter 11. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic DisordersChapter 12. Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Trauma-Related DisordersChapter 13. Somatic Symptom and Related DisordersChapter 14. Sexuality and AgingChapter 15. BereavementChapter 16. Sleep and Circadian Rhythm DisordersChapter 17. Substance-Related and Addictive DisordersChapter 18. Personality DisordersChapter 19. Agitation in Older AdultsChapter 20. PsychopharmacologyChapter 21. Electroconvulsive Therapy and Other Forms of Brain StimulationChapter 22. Nutrition and Physical ActivityChapter 23. Individual and Group PsychotherapyChapter 24. Working With Families of Older AdultsChapter 25. Clinical Psychiatry in the Nursing HomePart II: Answer Guideshow more