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Treating the Elderly With Psychotherapy

The Scope for Change in Later Life

by Joel Sadavoy

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Intl Universities Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychotherapy,
  • Psychology,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • in old age,
  • Psychotherapy - General,
  • Psychopathology - Compulsive Behavior,
  • CAD-CAM - General,
  • Gerontology,
  • Geriatric Psychiatry,
  • Mental Disorders

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMolyn Leszcz (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8119786M
    ISBN 100823666476
    ISBN 109780823666478

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Treating the Elderly With Psychotherapy by Joel Sadavoy Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is divided into three major sections: Assessment of Psychopathology, Treatment (including individual, family and group therapies, behavioral interventions for patients with dementia and counseling elderly dying patients), and Professional Issues such as training, private/group practice, ethics, clinical research and public policy.

Treating the Elderly With Psychotherapy: The Scope for Change in Later Life: Medicine & Health Science Books @ ed by: Today, many older people are more than willing to enter psychotherapy.

They are seeking psychological help late in life. They want help coping with age and their relationships with family and of still unresolved issues from the past.

Generally speaking, the elderly want therapy to help them deal with the present and with behavior. A philosopher argues there is an ethical imperative to provide psychotherapy to depressed patients because the insights gained from it promote autonomy.

One in six people worldwide will experience depression over the course of a lifetime. Many who seek relief through the healthcare system are treated with antidepressant medication; in the United States, nearly million prescriptions for.

Myth #1: Psychotherapy with the elderly is time wasted, because the elderly client has so little time to enjoy any gains that might be made. Myth #2: The grief, loss, and somatic and socioeconomic burdens of the elderly are too excessive to warrant believing they could get better.

Introduction. It is well-established that psychological interventions are effective in the treatment of depression in adults, and that includes cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) [], interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) [], behavioral activation therapy [], problem-solving therapy (PST) [], and possibly psychodynamic therapy [] and non-directive counseling [].

Geriatric psychiatry emphasizes the biological and psychological aspects of normal aging, the psychiatric effect of acute and chronic physical illness, and the biological and psychosocial aspects of the pathology of primary psychiatric disturbances of older age.

The Bestselling treatment planning system for mental health professionals The Older Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Second Edition provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal agencies.

New edition features empirically supported. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is sometimes used for severe depression that is very difficult to treat and does not respond to medication or psychotherapy.

ECT is a type of brain stimulation therapy, a class of treatments which involve activating the brain directly with electricity, magnets, or implants. Treating Depression in the Elderly.

Depression in the elderly requires a special treatment plan. Learn about depression and aging and what depression treatment. This Third Edition of the bestselling Psychotherapy with Older Adults continues to offer students and professionals a thorough overview of psychotherapy with older adults.

Using the contextual, cohort-based, maturity, specific challenge (CCMSC) model, it draws upon findings from scientific gerontology and life-span developmental psychology to describe how psychotherapy needs to be adapted for.

Life-review interventions (LRI), which have originally been developed to treat psychological problems in the elderly, may be regarded as such a specialized treatment method.

This article outlines their objective and rationale(s), and gives an outlook on their potential when applied for the treatment of trauma and stress-related disorders.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT is recognized as the “most effective treatment” for bulimia in general, surpassing successful outcomes with the use of other psychotherapies and antidepressant medication, according to a large study of outcomes.

Unfortunately, even with CBT, only about half of those with bulimia actually recover, researchers found.

A Volume in the Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical Technique Few mental health professionals are adequately trained to meet the unique needs of the plus age-group. Written by experts--and in some cases pioneers--in the field, Treating the Elderly is filled with the most up-to-date information needed for developing the skills necessary to work with the special needs and sensibilities of.

Each approach to drug treatment is designed to address certain aspects of drug addiction and its consequences for the individual, family, and society. This section presents examples of treatment approaches and components that have an evidence base supporting their use. Each approach is designed to address certain aspects of drug addiction and its consequences for the individual, family.

Both of those treatment thrusts are helpful for the depressed elderly, but there are special considerations in the case of the older adult which guide the taking up of treatment options.

These arise partly because depression in the older adult is often the result of a difficult life situation, so the treatment plan should address that issue. In Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Older Adults With Depression, Gregory A. Hinrichsen demonstrates his approach to working with older clients suffering with this common ersonal psychotherapy (IPT) is a time-limited therapy that has been found to be effective in the treatment of depression in different age groups, including older adults.

Psychotherapy for the elderly can and does do a lot more than take “a load off the mind.” It can treat common problems like insomnia and depression, knit families together, mitigate the. The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline for the Pharmacological Treatment of Patients With Alcohol Use Disorder seeks to reduce these substantial psychosocial and public health consequences of AUD for millions of affected individuals.

The guideline focuses specifically on evidence-based pharmacological treatments for AUD in outpatient settings and includes additional. The Older Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Second Edition provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal agencies.

New edition features empirically supported, evidence-based treatment interventionsReviews:. As a result, effective treatment often gets delayed, forcing many elderly people unnecessarily struggle with depression.

Symptoms of Depression Depression is an illness that involves the body, mood, and thoughts and affects the way a person eats and sleeps, the way one feels about oneself, and the way one thinks about things.The book consists of two parts.

Part 1, Approaches to Psychotherapy With Older Adults, is devoted to treatment modalities such as individual psychotherapy, group and expressive approaches, family and intergenerational interventions, and social and community interactions.

Lithium remains a first-line treatment for acute mania in younger adults. 17 It has not been studied in the elderly under double-blind conditions but has been reported to be as effective as acute or prophylactic treatments in several open trials.

10 Because lithium pharmacokinetics are altered in the elderly-resulting in increased serum levels.