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Older people 

Older people
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Older people
Author(s):

Soo Moore

, Soo Moore

, Soo Moore

, Soo Moore

, Soo Moore

, Soo Moore

, and Soo Moore

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198703853.003.0011
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date: 18 May 2021

This chapter outlines mental health disorders that are common in later life, how to adopt an age-sensitive approach to mental health nursing, and how to communicate with the older adult. Focusing on dementia and depression, it provides an overview of the common features and introduces the interventions utilized with this service user group, including reality orientation, reminiscence therapy, and validation therapy.

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