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The St Vincent's Hospital Handbook of Clinical Psychogeriatrics

This textbook is designed for clinicians and students from all health disciplines working or training psychogeriatrics, geriatrics, psychiatry, neurology, general practice, and residential aged care. The book assists its readers to assess and manage older people with mental health problems and illnesses, whatever the reader's health profession and experience.

The outstanding features of this handbook include: a truly multidisciplinary perspective on all topics drawn from the contributors' expertise in psychogeriatrics across medicine, nursing, clinical psychology, clinical neurpsychology, social work and occupational therapy; a unique and translatable model Handbook front coverof integrated care based on multidisciplinary team management provided across a full range of hospital, community and residential aged care settings, and working closely with primary care; and a wealth of concise, practical, evidence-based, best-practice advice and guidance on psychogeriatric care across a wide range of relevant topics.

The publication of this book was proudly sponsored by the St Vincent's Curran Foundation. All proceeds from the sale of this book will go to the St Vincent's Hospital Psychogeriatric Mental Health Service and St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney.

 

Please click on the link below to access a sample of the book. Further chapters will be uploaded in the coming months.

Textbook Chapters

Preface

 
 

Chapter 1: Multidisciplinary Team Management

David Burke, Jennifer Kelly, Zeeshan Shahnawaz, Danielle Gately, and Elizabeth Love