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Treatment of Affective Disorders in the Elderly (Progress in Psychiatry)

C. A. Shamoian

Treatment of Affective Disorders in the Elderly (Progress in Psychiatry)

by C. A. Shamoian

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine,
  • General,
  • Medical / General,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7737134M
    ISBN 100521332745
    ISBN 109780521332743

    Seven years ago, the first edition of HANDBOOK OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS immediately met with critical acclaim. Considered the standard reference work, The American Journal of Psychiatry suggested, "If the reader plans to buy only one book on affective disorders, this book should be the one."Since that time, the field has advanced considerably, particularly in relation to the basic : Hardcover. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a mood disorder subset in which people who have normal mental health throughout most of the year exhibit depressive symptoms at the same time each year, most commonly in winter. Common symptoms include sleeping too much, having little to no energy, and overeating. The condition in the summer can include heightened lty: Psychiatry.

      The editors and their internationally distinguished team of contributors have set out to address this problem, giving a critical assessment of all aspects of treatment-resistant depression: causes, epidemiology, comorbidity, evaluation, and treatment. This timely book will be invaluable to clinicians, neuroscientists, researchers, and graduate. Antidepressants may take longer to start working in older people than they do in younger people. Since elderly people are more sensitive to medicines, doctors may prescribe lower doses at first. In general, the length of treatment for depression in the elderly is longer than it is in younger patients. Can psychotherapy help relieve depression.

      Until recently the literature has sadly neglected the commonest disorders of old age which, lacking a demonstrable organic basis, have tended to be called 'functional'. Professor Chiu and Dr Ames provide us with the first comprehensive text to deal with all the non-dementing psychiatric disorders in a practical guide and exhaustive reference.   Cognitive–behavioural therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment for a number of psychiatric disorders in adults of all ages. With the proportion of the population aged 65 or over increasing steadily, it is important to be aware of how the CBT needs of this age group can be best by:


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Treatment of Affective Disorders in the Elderly (Progress in Psychiatry) by C. A. Shamoian Download PDF EPUB FB2

Treatment of affective disorders in the elderly. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Treatment of affective disorders in the elderly. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Affective disorders are a type of psychiatric disorder, or mood disorder, with a broad range of symptoms. The two main types are depression and bipolar disorder. Learn about effective treatments. “In 20 very substantive chapters written by 26 outstanding authors, this volume spans three general areas: theories of depression, symptomatology of the depressive syndrome, and clinical treatments for affective disorders.

Each section is highly informative and broadly representative of the field. Behavioral, cognitive, psychoanalytic, interpersonal, biological, and genetic perspectives are.

Introduction. Mood disorders are frequent in old age and their prevalence is increasing with population aging. 1 Because of its severe consequences, late-life mood disorders may be regarded as an important public health problem. Depression and bipolar disorder (BD) in the elderly are associated with medical comorbidities and cognitive decline, in addition to increased risk of dementia, suicide Cited by: Until recently, medical literature has sadly neglected the commonest psychiatric disorders of old age.

This volume neatly remedies that situation by providing a comprehensive reference and thorough practical guide to all the psychiatric disorders of the elderly not known to be caused by organic disease. Weaving together psychiatry and somatic medicine, the volume covers neuroses, affective.

Maintenance ECT (M-ECT) is required for many elderly patients experiencing severe recurrent forms of mood disorders, whereas M-ECT for schizophrenia patients is a poorly studied treatment.

Affective disorders in the new millennium. Affective disorders in old age; detection and clinical features. Aetiology of late life affective disorder. Pharmacological management of depression in older people.

Pharmacological treatment of bipolar affective disorder in old age. Electricity, magnetism and mood. Psychotherapy with older people. Affective Disorders in the Elderly Article (PDF Available) in Postgraduate Medical Journal 63() July with 9 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Some physicians may also want to scan the chapters on the use of light to treat sleep phase disorders, jet lag, problems associated with shift work, and insomnia in older patients.

The contributors provide convincing evidence that bright light is a viable first-line treatment for all of these : R.-C.S.W. Brian Quinn. Affective Disorders covers the same ground and more, including epidemiology, diagnostic classification, and nonpharmacologic treatment, with more detail on pharmacotherapy such as treatment of elderly patients.

Rosowsky E, Abrams RC, Zweig RA, eds. Personality Disorders in Older Adults: Emerging Issues in Diagnosis and Treatment. New Jersey: Routledge, 4. Avari J, Mahgoub N, Mittal S.

A Case Series of Elderly Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder and Self-injurious Behaviours. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry ;8(1)– 5. ponders future directions for treatment and research and more. With over references, tables, and drawings, Comorbidity in Affective Disorders is suitable for psychiatrists, psychopharmacologists, psychologists, pharmacologists, clinical neurologists, neurobiologists, biologists and biochemists, pharmaceutical and behavioral scientists, and.

Clinical, Research and Treatment Approaches to Affective Disorders. Edited by: Mario Francisco Juruena. ISBNPDF ISBNPublished Cited by: 3. Childhood Mental Disorders. Childhood disorders, often labeled as developmental disorders or learning disorders, most often occur and are diagnosed when the child is of gh some.

SAD among the elderly is not common, though. This disorder is most often seen in young adults, although it can occur at any age. Treatment of Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Reduced sun light triggers Seasonal Affective Disorder, and it has been found that simulated light can effectively treat it. Research results indicate that treatment for patients with affective disorders is moving toward a more scientific model.

Sixteen papers deal with symptomatology, etiology, and : Mary Trainor. Promising treatments for anorexia and bulimia: Research boosts support for tough-to-treat eating disorders. Monitor on Psychology, 33(3), [2]: Lewis, D., Cachelin, F. Body image, body dissatisfaction, and eating attitudes in midlife and elderly women.

Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention, 9(1),   The Hardcover of the Comorbidity in Affective Disorders by Taylor and Francis at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla Author: Taylor And Francis. Janis L. Anderson, Anna Wirz-Justice, in Biological Aspects of Affective Disorders, Seasonal affective disorders.

Seasonal affective disorders (SAD), known to earlier generations, have recently been rediscovered by Western medicine (Wehr, ; Wehr and Rosenthal, ).The most extensively studied seasonal pattern consists of recurrent depressive episodes in autumn and winter.

Abstract. Depression is a common and potentially life-threatening disorder with a community prevalence as high as 13% (Gurland ). As many as 20%% of elderly patients with concurrent medical illness are depressed (Anonymous ; Moffie and Paykel ), and those over age 65 account for about 11% of the United States population but commit about 25% of all suicides (Sendbuehler and Author: M.

Jenike. Abstract. In his classic monographs on The significance of affective symptoms in old age () and Persistent persecutory states of the elderly () Felix Post found that 38% of elderly depressives occasionally exhibited paranoid symptoms, and that 58% of late paraphrenics had at some time or other depressive admixtures.

In a subsequent (), far less frequently cited paper (Post ) he Cited by: 1.TREATMENT OF THERAPY-RESISTANT AFFECTIVE DISORDERS P. KIELHOLZ University Psychiatric Clinic, Basle, Switzerland Abstract An enquiry carried out in Austria, France, the German Federal Republic and Switzerland in the autumn of revealed that 10% of all patients seeking medical advice are suffering from depression and that half of them, i.e.

5% of those consulting a non Cited by: 1.The affective spectrum is a spectrum of affective disorders (mood disorders). It is a grouping of related psychiatric and medical disorders which may accompany bipolar, unipolar, and schizoaffective disorders at statistically higher rates than would normally be expected.

These disorders are identified by a common positive response to the same types of pharmacologic treatments.