Videocassette Program I. Common psychiatric syndromes seen in the elderly ; Program II. Assessment techniques [includes Folstein Mini-Mental State Examination-MMSE] ; Program III. Common clinical scenarios ; Program IV. Ethical issues in the management of elderly clients
Booklet title: Assessing difficult behavior in the elderly: an educational series for long term care and mental health / written by Elisabeth Drance in consultation with members of the Divisions of Continuing Care and Mental Health, Ministry of Health, Government of British Columbia
Folder . [Preface] ; Folder . Program I. Common psychiatric syndromes seen in the elderly ; Folder . Program II. The assessment process ; Folder . Program III. Common clinical scenarios ; Folder . Program IV. Ethical issues in the management of elderly clients ; Folder . Programs I-IV. Answer book
Provides practical tools and strategies for understanding and dealing with the older adult suffering with behavioural symptoms. While designated primarily for nurses, [the manual's] breadth is relevant to all working with this population. Focuses on nursing care of older people with acute psychiatric syndromes. Also covers dementia, delerium and depression. Includes a chapter of assessment tools. Appendix contains glossary of terms and clinical practice guidelines.
1. The Nursing Home as a Psychiatric Hospital / Edward Kim and Barry Rovner -- 2. General Approaches to Behavioral Disturbances / Pierre N. Tariot -- 3. Psychopharmacology / Adrian Leibovici -- 4. Dementia / Michael S. Mega and Jeffrey L. Cummings -- 5. Delirium / Sandra A. Jacobson and Andrew F. Leuchter -- 6. Mood Disorders / Soo Borson and Page Moss Fletcher -- 7. Anxiety Disorders / Timothy Howell -- 8. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders / William E. Reichman and Peter V. Rabins -- 9. Sleep Disorders / Donald L. Bliwise -- 10. Sexuality / Hana P. Spector, Raymond C. Rosen and Sandra R. Leiblum -- 11. Mental Retardation / Mary C. Howell-Raugust -- 12. Substance Abuse Disorders / Kenneth Solomon and James B. Shackson -- 13. Insight-Oriented and Supportive Psychotherapy / Richard A. Zweig and Gregory A. Hinrichsen -- 14. Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy / Deborah J. Ossip-Klein and Jurgis Karuza -- 15. Working with Families / Marion Zucker Goldstein -- 16. Psychiatric Consultation and Liaison / Hilary T. Hanchuk -- 17. Ethical Issues / Teresa M. Schaer -- 18. Medicolegal Issues / Marshall B. Kapp.