Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 January 2009

232 Pages | 14 black and white images


ISBN: 9780199216529

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Chapter 1

Old Age Psychiatry

Bart Sheehan, Salman Karim, and Alistair Burns

Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Psychiatry

  • Written by experts in clinical practice, reflecting both research background and day-to-day practice.
  • Provides a clear grounding in the scientific and moral basis of the speciality, and up-to-date evidence on how to proceed in the most commonly encountered clinical situations.
  • Covers the scientific, clinical and service background for practitioners involved in the care of older people with psychiatric disorders
  • Defined text boxes allow 'hot topics' to be addressed
  • Includes 'How to' sections to provide a quick plan of action in difficult situations

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