1. Healthy Ageing Rob Butler and Sati Sembhi
2. Clinical Assessment Rob Butler
3. Cognitive Assessment John Baker, Sharon Savage and Adam Zeman
4. Imaging Vyara Valkanova and Klaus P. Ebmeier
5. Delirium Fred Sundram, David Meagher and Sachin Jauhari
6. Alzheimer's Disease Shrikaanth Krishnamurthy
7. Vascular Dementia Naji Tabet and Gosia Raczek
8. Dementia with Lewy Bodies Ehighale Ojobo and Zuzana Walker
9. Frontotemporal Dementia Rachelle Shafei and Jonathan D. Rohrer
10. Depression Chanaka Wijeratne
11. Bipolar Disorder Osvaldo P. Almeida, Annemiek Dols and Martha Sajatovic
12. Psychosis Andrew H. Ford and Osvaldo P. Almeida
13. Anxiety Disorders Alexandra S. Creighton, Tanya E. Davison and David W. Kissane
14. Drug and Alcohol Misuse Tony Rao
15. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Helen Linnington and Helen Crimlisk
16. Medications Amanda Hotston and Ian Maidment
17. Electroconvulsive Therapy and Neurostimulation Tibi Csizmadia, Paul Jones and Mark Fisher
18. Psychological Therapies Ken Laidlaw
19. Role of an Old Age Psychiatrist Gary Cheung and Jane Casey
20. Consultation-Liaison Thomas Desmidt, Gabriel Robert and Vincent Camus
21. Palliative Care Kirsten Moore Nathan Davies, Nuriye Kupeli and Elizabeth L. Sampson
22. Care Homes Richard Worrall, Michal Boyd, Martin Connolly and Deborah Balmer
23. Carers Gill Livingston and Penny Rapaport
24. Law, Capacity and Ethics Claudia Cooper, Rohan Bhome and Natalie Shohan
25. Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers Yasir Hameed and Cornelius Katona
26. Clinical Scenarios Ben Underwood and Jerry Brown.
A concise and up-to-date text on the mental health of older people, this second edition is fully updated to reflect changes in technology, competency-based training, guidelines, law and treatments. Each chapter sits alone as an informative, readable and helpful resource for a range of health care professionals. Together the chapters form an essential text that contributes to the rising standards in old age psychiatry. With practical guidelines on clinical management, this edition also includes new sections on topics such as palliative care and migrant health all written by a global authorship, considering international perspectives. Targeted at qualified and trainee consultant psychiatrists, this text is also useful to other doctors, medical students and healthcare professionals who work with older people.
- Provides an international perspective on the field, bringing together input from a global team of authors.
- Updates a popular and successful concise book to reflect changes in technology, competency-based training, guidelines, law and treatments .
- Includes brand new sections on topics such as palliative care and migrant health .
Rob Butler, Waitemata DHB and North Shore Hospital, Auckland
Rob Butler is a consultant psychiatrist working with older adults at the North Shore Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand. He completed his training in London and edited the first edition of Seminars in Old Age Psychiatry with Brice Pitt. He has also worked as a community psychiatrist in Suffolk, UK.
Cornelius Katona, Helen Bamber Foundation
Cornelius Katona is Medical Director of the Helen Bamber Foundation, a human rights charity in London that works with asylum seekers and refugees, and Hon Professor in the Division of Psychiatry at University College London, London, UK, where he was previously Professor of Old Age Psychiatry. He is a member of the Committee currently updating NICE guidelines on PTSD.