Chapter 2. Older Individuals and Mental Health

  1. Rebecca Neno,
  2. Barry Aveyard and
  3. Hazel Heath
  1. Sue Davies and
  2. Tony Ryan

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692240.ch2

Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care

Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care

How to Cite

Davies, S. and Ryan, T. (2007) Older Individuals and Mental Health, in Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care (eds R. Neno, B. Aveyard and H. Heath), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692240.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151696

Online ISBN: 9780470692240

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Keywords:

  • mental health;
  • older people;
  • vascular disease;
  • anxiety;
  • health condition

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The mental health of older people

  • Experiences of ageing and mental illness

  • Discrimination

  • Participation in meaningful activity and mental health

  • Relationships and mental health

  • Physical health

  • Poverty

  • Transitions and the threat to mental health

  • The significance of continuity

  • Experiences of services

  • Community support: A model for the future

  • Conclusion

  • References