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Psychological Assessment of the Elderly (Medicine in Old Age})

by John P. Wattis

  • 199 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Churchill Livingstone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Behavioural theory (Behaviourism),
  • Care of the elderly,
  • Geriatric medicine,
  • Geriatric Psychiatry,
  • Aged,
  • Psychological Testing,
  • Psychological Tests,
  • Psychology,
  • in old age

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9355560M
    ISBN 10044303320X
    ISBN 109780443033209

    Mental health assessments The purpose of an assessment is to build up an accurate picture of your needs. Different professionals and agencies provide a range of services, which means your initial assessment may involve one or more professionals. The Psychological Assessment domain of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) includes four sub-domains, often referred to as the 4Ds: Cognitive Decline. Successful ageing is contingent upon three elements: avoiding disease and disability, sustaining high cognitive and physical function, and engaging with life.

    The assessment process defi nes the client’s problem and allows Table Holistic Psychiatric Nursing Assessment Assessment Tool Component Parts Dimension Addressed Biopsychosocial history Chief complaint Psychological History of present illness Psychological Psychiatric history Psychological Alcohol and substance use history PsychologicalFile Size: 2MB. psychological assessment, testing, and practice management. The clinician's desktop reference for psychological assessment, testing and practice management Information resources for psychologists, mental health practitioners, educators, students and patients.

    Conducting Psychological Assessment presents practitioners with an accessible framework to help make the process of psychological assessment quicker, easier, and more efficient. It offers a model designed to ensure that assessors provide ethical and competent services and make useful contributions to the lives of the individuals they assess. This resource book integrates the experiences and knowledge of doctors, clinical psychologists and occupational therapists from EHS. The resource book is suitable for elders, formal as well as informal carers (e.g. family members and relatives) for reference and improving knowledge on psychosocial health among elders. Focus.


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Psychological Assessment of the Elderly (Medicine in Old Age}) by John P. Wattis Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Psychological Assessment and Therapy With Older Adults will provide you with a brief overview of the process Psychological Assessment of the Elderly book the skills required to work effectively with an aging population The book is well organized and well written and draws attention to the need to be sensitive to the 'experience of aging'." - Cited by: 2.

A psychological study of the elderly, discussing behavioural aspects and the effects of drugs; it examines the various methods of assessment and treatment. his book is the result of a collaborative effort of members of the American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Law and Aging and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Assessment of Older Adults with Diminished Capacity: A Handbook for Psychologists is the thirdFile Size: 1MB. Within this book Knight and Pachana argue that psychological assessment needs to be more tightly integrated with therapy, especially with older adult clients.

Using the Contextual Adult Lifespan Theory for Adapting Psychotherapy (CALTAP) as a framework for applying our knowledge about developmental, social contextual, and cohort/generational /5(2).

Elderly people require some form of psychological support at some point in their later years. The types of problems faced by this population are quite distinct and often more complex than those faced by younger adults, and throw up many new challenges - in both assessment and treatment.

This online resource discusses how psychological assessment needs to be more tightly integrated with therapy. A key issue in psychological assessment of elderly patients is the need to discriminate between normal age-related intellectual changes and those changes that are clinically significant.

The aged are at least as varied a population as teens, college students, or middle-aged : Jeannie Lengenfelder, Karen L. Dahlman, Teresa A. Ashman, Richard C. Mohs. Psychological assessment and test 1. PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT AND TESTS AASHISH PARIHAR NURSING TUTOR COLLEGE OF NURSING, AIIMS JODHPUR 2.

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT AND TESTS Content- Types, development, Characteristics, Principles, Uses Interpretations and Role of nurse in psychological assessment i.e. VIQ, PIQ. Psychological testing and assessments are going high-tech. Assessments using virtual reality correlate with findings from traditional paper-and-pencil measures of function in people with ADHD.

By Kirsten Weir. July/AugustNo. Print version: page The fourth edition of the Handbook of Psychological Assessment, provides scholarly overviews of the major areas of psychological assessment, including test development, psychometrics, technology of testing, and commonly used assessment measures.

Psychological assessment is included for all ages, with new coverage encompassing ethnic minorities and the elderly. The assessment of older adults is quite challenging in light of the many age-related physiological and metabolic changes, increased number of chronic diseases with potential psychiatric manifestations, the associated medications and their side effects, and the age-related changes in the presentation of common mental health problems and : Jarred Gallegos, Julie Lutz, Emma Katz, Barry Edelstein.

Material was prepared for use as an aid in handling requests for psychological testing. The minutes allocated for each test include administration, scoring and write up. Determination of the medical necessity of psychological tests always requires consideration of File Size: KB.

The field of psychological assessment has been undergoing rapid change. The second edition of this Handbook, published inappeared at the beginning of a decade marked by extensive advances in assessment in essentially all of its specialized areas.

There are many new tests, new applications of established tests, and new test systems. The geriatric assessment is a multidimensional, multidisciplinary assessment designed to evaluate an older person’s functional ability, physical health, cognition and mental health, and Cited by: The psychological assessment of older adults is often challenging due to the frequent co-morbidity of mental and physical health problems, multiple medications, interactions among medications, age.

Psychological Assessment and Therapy with Older Adults book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Due to improvements in health and h 4/5(1). Due to improvements in health and healthcare, the elderly population is expanding rapidly within the developed world.

However, more and more elderly people require some form of psychological support at some point in their later years. The types of problems faced by this population are quite distinct and often more complex than those faced by younger adults, and throw up many new challenges.

Chapter II Psychological Assessment 31 Chapter III Physical Assessment & Recording the Findings 42 Chapter IV The Nurse‐Patient Helping Relationship 55 Chapter V The Characteristics and Crisis of Later Maturity 64 Chapter VI Drug Therapies for the Elderly Client 82 References 85File Size: KB.

Buy Psychological Assessment and Therapy with Older Adults by Knight, Bob G., Pachana, Nancy A. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(3). "Psychological Assessment and Therapy With Older Adults will provide you with a brief overview of the process and the skills required to work effectively with an aging population The book is well organized and well written and draws attention to the need to be sensitive to the 'experience of aging'." —PsycCRITIQUES.

From the PublisherPrice: $ Book Review | Ap Depression, Stress, and Adaptations in the Elderly: Psychological Assessment and Intervention American Journal of Occupational Therapy, AprilVol. 41, Author: Joan C. Rogers. However, more and more elderly people require some form of psychological support This book lays out an integrated framework for psychological assessment and therapy with older adults.

Read more. The field of psychological assessment has been undergoing rapid change. The second edition of this Handbook, published inappeared at the beginning of a decade marked by extensive advances in assessment in essentially all of its specialized areas.

There are many new tests, new applications of established tests, and new test systems. Major revisions have appeared of established .Book Description: This book provides an overview of the research related to psychological assessment across South Africa. The thirty-six chapters provide a combination of psychometric theory and practical assessment applications in order to combine the currently disparate research that has been conducted locally in this field.