Chapter 28. Psychoanalysis and Old Age

  1. Bob Woods clinical psychologist nursing assistant Chair Co-Director Academic Director Director Professor of Clinical Psychology of Older People2 and
  2. Dr Linda Clare chartered clinical psychologist clinical neuropsychologist Reader in Psychology consultant3
  1. Rachael Davenhill Consultant Clinical Psychologist Psychoanalyst

Published Online: 7 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch28

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

How to Cite

Davenhill, R. (2008) Psychoanalysis and Old Age, in Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition (eds B. Woods and L. Clare), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch28

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Dementia Services Development Centre, Wales, Ardudwy, University of Wales, Bangor, Holyhead Road, Bangor LL57 2PX, UK

  2. 3

    School of Psychology, Brigantia Building, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK

Author Information

  1. Adult Department, Tavistock Clinic, 120 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5BA, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470012307

Online ISBN: 9780470773185

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Keywords:

  • psychoanalysis and old age;
  • individual psychodynamic psychotherapy;
  • group psychotherapy;
  • psychoanalytic concepts in supportive framework;
  • psychodynamic approach to assessment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Core Concepts

  • Psychoanalytic Interventions in Public Sector Services

  • Conclusions

  • References