Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology

Over the last two decades, the number of persons over 65 has increased by 65%. Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology focuses attention on how the contributions of clinical psychology address the problems faced by this enormous population. In the first part, chapters cover a historical perspective, cli...

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Main Author: Hersen, Michel
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Hasselt, Vincent B. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Boston, MA Springer US 1998, 1998
Series:The Springer Series in Adult Development and Aging
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Over the last two decades, the number of persons over 65 has increased by 65%. Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology focuses attention on how the contributions of clinical psychology address the problems faced by this enormous population. In the first part, chapters cover a historical perspective, clinical geropsychology and U.S. federal policy, psychodynamic issues, and other key topics. Part II details assessment and treatment for a wide range of disorders affecting the elderly. Part III considers such special issues as family caregiving, minority issues, physical activity, and elder abuse and neglect
Physical Description:XII, 574 p online resource
ISBN:9781489901309