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 March 21st 2013 by CRC Press
and Parkinson's Disease Dementia
Filling a noticeable gap in the market for a new text solely focused on Dementia with Lewy Bodies, this book discusses cutting-edge topics covering the condition from diagnosis to management, as well as what is known about the neurobiological changes involved. With huge progress having been made...
Published November 28th 2005 by CRC Press
Across the spectrum of psychopathology in later life, psychotic symptomatology has been the most neglected, and although literature in this area is increasing, this is the first book to address the need for an overarching framework to examine and understand late-life psychotic phenomena. Exploring...
Published June 19th 2005 by CRC Press
When discussing dementia, the medical literature tends to focus on Alzheimer's disease, leaving other dementias, such as those relating to cerebrovascular disease, somewhat neglected, despite being a common cause of cognitive decline in later life. However, in recent years there has been a...
Published February 14th 2004 by CRC Press
Mood disorders affecting patients with cardiovascular or cerebrovascular disease have to be considered as a major topic in public health because of the high prevalence and the negative impact on patients' outcome and general health costs. Despite the publication of many studies, a coherent approach...
Published May 22nd 2002 by CRC Press