Chapter 16. Nurse Roles in Supporting Aging Persons with Mental Health Problems

  1. Philip W. Davidson,
  2. Vee P. Prasher and
  3. Matthew P. Janicki
  1. Mary McCarron and
  2. Colin Griffiths

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776179.ch16

Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process

Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process

How to Cite

Davidson, P. W., Prasher, V. P. and Janicki, M. P. (2003) Nurse Roles in Supporting Aging Persons with Mental Health Problems, in Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776179.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101646

Online ISBN: 9780470776179

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Keywords:

  • nurse roles;
  • aging persons;
  • mental health;
  • social support structures;
  • societal expectations

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Contrasts and challenges in aging persons with ID

  • General approaches

  • Nursing roles in assessment and intervention

  • Interventions

  • Summary

  • References

  • Further Reading