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Schizophrenia into later life : treatment, research, and policy / ed. COHEN, Carl I..
Arlington, VA : American psychiatric publishing, 2003, xx, 322 p.


Mots-clés principaux
:
Schizophrénie
Personne âgée
Gérontopsychiatrie

Mots-clés secondaires : Antipsychotique ; Besoins ; Comorbidité ; Diagnostic différentiel ; Épidémiologie ; Facteur lié au sexe ; Financement ; Fonction cognitive ; Recherche ; Traitement (Thérapeutique)

Résumé :

Contents

Introduction. Part I: Epidemiology, Historical Background, Illness Phenomenology, and Diagnostic Issues. Patterns of care for persons age 65 years and older with schizophrenia. Changes in schizophrenia across time: paradox, patterns, and predictors. A comparison of early- and late-onset schizophrenia. Differential diagnosis of psychotic disorders in the elderly. Part II: Biological and Medical Aspects. Biological changes in older adults with schizophrenia. Cognitive functioning in late-life schizophrenia: course and correlates. Medical comorbidity in older persons with schizophrenia. Part III: Gender and Sociocultural Aspects. Gender differences in schizophrenia across the lifespan. Social vicissitudes of schizophrenia in later life. Part IV: Treatment and Service Issues. What are the service needs of aging people with schizophrenia? Use of novel antipsychotics in older patients with schizophrenia. Community-based treatment of schizophrenia and other severe mental illnesses. Biobehavioral treatment and rehabilitation for older adults with schizophrenia. Changing caregiving needs as persons with schizophrenia grow older. Mental health policy and financing of services for older adults with severe mental illness. Part V: Future Directions. Toward the development of theory and research in aging and schizophrenia. Index.

Langue : Anglais
Type d'ouvrage AQESSS : MONO
Doc n° : 17794 ISBN / ISSN : 1585620378
NumRec : 1779403
 

       

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