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Alcohol and substance abuse in older people

Alcohol and substance abuse in older people  

Henry O’Connell and Brian Lawlor

in Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry (2 ed.)

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Oct 2013
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Oxford Textbooks, Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry
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Oct 2013
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9780191772085
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10.1093/med/9780199644957.003.0049
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Psychiatry, Old Age Psychiatry
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This chapter highlights the importance of alcohol use disorders (AUDs), inappropriate medication use (IMU) and use of illicit drugs in older people. Such problems are associated with ... More
Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease  

John-Paul Taylor and Alan Thomas

in Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry (2 ed.)

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Oct 2013
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9780191772085
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10.1093/med/9780199644957.003.0033
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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a well recognised clinicopathological entity and the most common cause of dementia. This chapter critiques the several sets of newly proposed criteria for making ... More
Anxiety disorders in older people

Anxiety disorders in older people  

Gerard Byrne

in Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry (2 ed.)

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Oct 2013
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Oxford Textbooks, Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry
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10.1093/med/9780199644957.003.0045
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Anxiety symptoms and anxiety disorders are highly prevalent among older people, including among those with physical frailty and cognitive impairment. Clinicians are advised to consider the ... More
Biological aspects of human ageing

Biological aspects of human ageing  

Doug Gray, Carole Proctor, and Tom Kirkwood

in Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry (2 ed.)

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Oct 2013
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Oxford Textbooks, Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry
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9780191772085
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10.1093/med/9780199644957.003.0001
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At the molecular and cellular levels human ageing is characterized by the accumulation of unrepaired random damage, and an accompanying loss of function. A major source of damage is ... More
Brain stimulation therapies

Brain stimulation therapies  

Daniel W. O’Connor and Chris Plakiotis

in Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry (2 ed.)

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Oct 2013
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10.1093/med/9780199644957.003.0014
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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and deep brain stimulation (DBS) all entail the delivery of electrical impulses to the brain with the aim of ... More
Care homes for older people

Care homes for older people  

Tom Dening and Alisoun Milne

in Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry (2 ed.)

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Oct 2013
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10.1093/med/9780199644957.003.0027
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Although only 5% of the total over 65 population in developed countries lives in a care home, the lifetime risk of needing residential care is considerable. In the UK, 418 000 older people ... More
Clinical cognitive assessment

Clinical cognitive assessment  

Christopher Kipps and John Hodges

in Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry (2 ed.)

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9780191772085
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10.1093/med/9780199644957.003.0010
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Cognitive symptoms arise from the location of brain dysfunction and are not linked directly to any particular pathology. In the early stages of disease, symptoms may be non-specific, and ... More
Cognitive behaviour therapy

Cognitive behaviour therapy  

Philip Wilkinson

in Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry (2 ed.)

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Oct 2013
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9780191772085
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10.1093/med/9780199644957.003.0017
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Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is a dominant psychological treatment in the management of a range of psychiatric disorders and is increasingly being refined to suit the needs older ... More
The concept of dementia

The concept of dementia  

Alan Thomas and Tom Dening

in Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry (2 ed.)

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Oct 2013
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Oxford Textbooks, Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry
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9780191772085
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10.1093/med/9780199644957.003.0029
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Recent developments have led to earlier assessment of people with cognitive impairment and earlier diagnosis of dementia. This has renewed discussion about the boundaries of dementia and ... More
Crime, mental illness, and older people

Crime, mental illness, and older people  

Graeme Yorston

in Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry (2 ed.)

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Oct 2013
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Oxford Textbooks, Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry
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Oct 2013
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9780191772085
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10.1093/med/9780199644957.003.0060
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Though older people are less commonly the victims of crime than younger people, they fear the consequences of crime more, and are particularly vulnerable to certain types of crime. There ... More

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