Chapter 8. Psychological Interventions and Psychotherapy

  1. Philip W. Davidson,
  2. Vee P. Prasher and
  3. Matthew P. Janicki
  1. Germain Weber

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776179.ch8

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) Psychological Interventions and Psychotherapy, in Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776179.ch8

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:

  • psychological interventions;
  • psychotherapy;
  • old age;
  • mental health;
  • mental health support

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Characteristics affecting psychotherapeutic interventions

  • Alternative approaches

  • A general model for psychotherapy in old age

  • Model adaptations for older people with ID

  • Considerations for psychological interventions

  • Interventions related to specific situations in old age

  • Supporting mental health

  • Summary

  • References