Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry, Third Edition

Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry, Third Edition

Editor(s): Mohammed T. Abou-Saleh, Cornelius Katona, Anand Kumar

Print ISBN: 9780470747230

Online ISBN: 9780470669600

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669600


"Overall, this book is a comprehensive overview of geriatric psychiatry that covers all major clinical areas and stands out for highlighting a historical perspective on mental illness in late life. It is a valuable contribution to the literature and should be of particular use to residents and trainees in geriatric psychiatry. However the breadth of ground covered by the editors also makes this book a useful reference guide for practicing general and geriatric psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, and other health care proefessionals involved in caring for older adults with mental illness" (The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 2012)

"With thorough reviews on the nosology, epidemiology, assessments and bio-psychosocial therapies of the entire range of mental illnesses in the elderly, this volume makes it an indispensable resource for trainees, researchers and practitioners."  (Journal of International Psychogeriatrics, 2012)

"The third edition of Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry provides an important opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the knowledge available in geriatric psychiatry." (JAMA, 2012)

"This thoroughly revised and comprehensive third edition covers the subspecialty of geriatric psychiatry. . . This third edition remains an excellent, comprehensive, and up-to-date book written by a group of outstanding contributors." (Doody's, 16 September 2011)

"Featuring contributions by distinguished authors from around the world, the book offers a distinctive angle on issues in this continually developing discipline". ( Business Wire , 1 February 2011)