Mental health and older people a guide for primary care practitioners

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Chew-Graham, Carolyn (Editor), Ray, Mo (Editor)
Online Access:Link to e-book
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xv, 364 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: Switzerland : Springer, 2016.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: demographics, need, multi-morbidities, loneliness, loss, resilience and well-being
  • Policy (UK and internationally)
  • Depression and Anxiety: Prevalence
  • Link with LTCs
  • Identification and management
  • Risk management
  • Evidence for pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions
  • Models of care
  • stepped care approach; collaborative care
  • Role of third sector
  • Delirium: Prevalence
  • Identification and management
  • When to refer
  • Psychosis: Prevalence
  • Identification and management
  • Use of antipsychotics
  • When to refer
  • The Dementias: Prevalence
  • Identification and management
  • Risk to self and others
  • Referral to specialist care
  • Carers
  • Shared care
  • End-of life care
  • Conclusions
  • Appendices (including assessment schedules).