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  1. The Graying of the World

    Who Will Care for the Frail Elderly

    By Laura K Olson

    This unique book studies America’s frail older population relative to the elderly in ten other nations. It contains a cross-national assessment of approaches to long-term care for the elderly and explains the nature and extent of current and future problems related to caring for the functionally...

    Published July 25th 1994 by Routledge

  2. Holocaust Survivors' Mental Health

    By T.L. Brink

    A handbook for practitioners in the field, Holocaust Survivors’Mental Health gives clinicians practical tools for assessment and therapy for working with aged Holocaust survivors.The now aging survivors of the Holocaust may be encountering geriatric challenges to their mental health. In this...

    Published May 24th 1994 by Routledge

  3. Marketing Mental Health Services to Managed Care

    By William Winston, Norman Winegar, John Bistline

    Managed care is rapidly making traditional marketing strategies for mental health services obsolete. Here is the definitive book that helps professionals understand contemporary market forces and how to reshape marketing strategies in an increasingly competitive environment.Marketing Mental Health...

    Published February 2nd 1994 by Routledge

  4. The Forgotten Aged

    Ethnic, Psychiatric, and Societal Minorities

    By T.L. Brink

    This helpful book explores mental health issues relating to elders who do not fit into the “usual” mold for research--white, married or widowed, urban or suburban persons with adult children. The Forgotten Aged focuses on those groups of elders often overlooked in gerontological...

    Published January 27th 1994 by Routledge

  5. Women and Healthy Aging

    Living Productively in Spite of It All

    By J Dianne Garner, Alice A Young

    This book explores what is known about healthy living among older women, emphasizing overcoming illness and adversity. Women and Healthy Aging focuses on common age-related changes and illnesses that frequently occur among women in the later years. It describes these diseases and changes, provides...

    Published January 27th 1994 by Routledge

  6. International Perspectives on State and Family Support for the Elderly

    By Scott Bass, Jill Norton, Robert Morris *Deceased*

    Within the context of long-range planning, this book examines the changing responsibilities of the state and family toward elders in different societies around the world. International Perspectives on State and Family Support for the Elderly presents a fresh range of lucid analyses of family...

    Published December 21st 1993 by Routledge

  7. Care-Giving in Dementia

    Volume 1: Research and Applications

    Edited by Gemma M. M. Jones, Bere M. L. Miesen

    A practical book for practical people,Care-Giving in Dementia integrates neurobiological information about dementia with specific developments in care-giving. Multi-disciplinary and multi-professional in its approach, it emphasizes the variety of techniques that can be used effectively in caring...

    Published October 6th 1993 by Routledge

  8. Personal Response Systems

    An International Report of a New Home Care Service

    By Andrew S Dibner

    This important new book describes the origins, developments, and current status of personal response systems, a new means for persons at risk who live alone to get help in case of emergency. In Personal Response Systems, experts from ten countries report on the status, achievements, and challenges...

    Published June 3rd 1993 by Routledge

  9. Neuropsychology and The Dementias

    By Siobhan Hart, James M. Semple

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    Dementia is one of the most pressing problems that currently faces planners and providers of health care today. This has resulted in an explosion in research activity with the consequent growth of knowledge about all aspects of dementia and in particular about Alzheimer's disease. This book...

    Published December 31st 1992 by Psychology Press

  10. Religion and Prevention in Mental Health

    Research, Vision, and Action

    By Robert E Hess, Kenneth I Maton, Kenneth Pargament

    Here is the first book which highlights the unique resource of religion in the field of prevention. Until now, religious systems have been a largely undertapped resource of talent, energy, care, and physical and financial assets. Religion and Prevention in Mental Health is a significant new volume...

    Published December 10th 1992 by Routledge