Seminars in Old Age Psychiatry

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Rob Butler, Cornelius Katona
Cambridge University Press, Jul 11, 2019 - Medical - 326 pages
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.
 

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Law Capacity and Ethics 269 Claudia Cooper Rohan Bhome and Natalie Shoham
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Disorder
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Neurostimulation
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About the author (2019)

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.

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, where he was previously Professor of Old Age Psychiatry. He is a member of the Committee currently updating NICE guidelines on PTSD.

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