Chapter 9. Late Onset Psychosis

  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. Dr Linda Clare chartered clinical psychologist clinical neuropsychologist Reader in Psychology consultant3 and
  2. Sharon Giblin Clinical Psychologist1

Published Online: 7 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch9

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

How to Cite

Clare, L. and Giblin, S. (2008) Late Onset Psychosis, 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.ch9

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. 1

    Engage Service, Staffordshire Youth Offending, HQ, Beaconside, Stafford, ST18 OYW, UK

  2. 3

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

  • Late onset psychosis (LOP);
  • social isolation and LOP;
  • ‘tenacity, self-assertion and autonomy’;
  • cognitive-behavioural model;
  • CBT interventions in psychosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Concept of Late Onset Psychosis

  • Prevalence and Incidence of LOP

  • Aetiology and Risk Factors

  • Psychosocial Aspects

  • Psychological Understanding and Intervention

  • References