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Geriatric Mental Health Disaster and Emergency Preparedness
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Geriatric Mental Health Disaster and Emergency Preparedness

Publication Year: 2010
Edition: 1
Authors/Editor: Toner, John; Mierswa, Therese; Howe, Judith
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-12221-6
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the essential information that everyone working, or hoping to work in the field of aging, should know about disasters, emergencies, and their effects on the mental health and well-being of older persons. It provides the reader with evidence-based approaches for identifying and classifying mental health problems, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, and substance use disorders in older adults, which may occur during and post disasters/emergencies.

Specific attention is given to the special needs and approaches to the care of at-risk groups of older persons such as veterans and holocaust survivors; older adults who are isolated, dependent, have mobility problems, communication deficits, are cognitively impaired, or have other co-morbidities; elders who use meals-on-wheels, vital medications, or home care; or older persons who are in senior centers, nursing homes, or assisted living settings.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Toner, John; Mierswa, Therese; Howe, Judith
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-12221-6
  • Specialty:
    Community Health & Disease Prevention
    Geriatrics & Gerontology
    Health Policy
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2010

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