Good prescribing is essential when treating older people with psychotropic drugs, given their vulnerability to adverse drug effects and to dangerous interactions. Drug Treatment in Old Age Psychiatry is an easy-to-use concise guide, providing clinicians with valuable advice on prescribing...
Published December 4th 2002 by CRC Press
Practising the Evidence
Depression is the most prevalent mental health disorder in later life, affecting 1 in 10 older people. It can have devastating effects on quality of life and is associated with an increased mortality, poorer recovery from physical illness, longer hospital stays and greater health care costs. Yet of...
Published July 31st 2002 by CRC Press