Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-12-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Tom Dening, Professor of Dementia Research,, University of Nottingham, UK, Formerly: Consultant Psychiatrist, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, UK,Alan Thomas, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, UK

Table of Contents

Section 1: Scientific background
1. Biological aspects of human ageing, Tom Kirkwood, Doug Gray & Carole Proctor
2. Psychometric assessment in older people, Karen Ritchie
3. Sociology of ageing, Ricca Edmondson
4. Transforming concepts of ageing: 3 case studies from anthropology, Sharon Kaufman, Julie Livingston, Hong Zhang & Margaret Lock
5. Epidemiology, Thais Minett, Blossom Stephan & Carol Brayne
6. Neuropathology, Johannes Attems & Kurt Jellinger
7. Neurochemistry, Margaret Piggott
8. Molecular genetics/molecular biology, Denise Harold & Julie Williams
Section 2: Clinical practice
9. Psychiatric assessment of older people, Alan Thomas
10. Clinical cognitive assessment, Chris Kipps & John Hodges
11. Physical assessment, Duncan Forsyth
12. Neuroimaging, Claire E. Sexton, Verena Heise & Klaus Ebmeier
13. Psychopharmacology, Craig Ritchie
14. Brain stimulation therapies, Daniel O'Connor & Chris Plakiotis
15. Person- and Relationship- centred care, John Keady & Mike Nolan
16. Psychological treatments and older people, Philip Wilkinson
17. Cognitive behaviour therapy, Philip Wilkinson
18. Interpersonal therapy, Philip Wilkinson
19. Psychodynamic therapy, Jane Garner
20. Family therapy, Jane Pearce
21. Non-pharmacological interventions in care homes, Jane Fossey & Ian James
Section 3: Service provision
22. Principles of service provision, Tom Dening
23. Primary care management of older people's mental health problems, Louise Robinson & Caroline Chew Graham
24. Memory assessment services, Sube Banerjee
25. Liaison old age psychiatry, John Holmes
26. Social care, Jo Moriarty
27. Care homes, Tom Dening & Alisoun Milne
28. Palliative care and end of life care, Elizabeth Sampson & Karen Dening
Section 4: Specific disorders
29. The concept of dementia
Introduction, Alan Thomas & Tom Dening
Dementia: what is it and can we diagnose it?, Peter Whitehouse & Danny George
Dementia: a brief history of the concept, Alexander Kurz & Nicola Lautenschlager
The DSM-5 approach to dementia, Perminder Sachdev
Should we diagnose subtypes of dementia?, Robert Stewart
30. Hello, I'm Me! Living well with dementia, Brian & June Hennell
31. Epidemiology of dementia, Laura Fratiglioni & Chengxuan Qiu
32. MCI and predementia syndromes, Louise Grayson & John O'Brien
33. Alzheimer's disease, John Paul Taylor & Alan Thomas
34. Vascular and mixed dementia, Robert Stewart
35. Dementia in Parkinson's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies, Arvid Rongve and Dag Aarsland
36. Frontotemporal dementia, Vincent Deramecourt, Florence Lebert & Florence Pasquier
37. Neurological dementias, Andrew Graham
38. Pharmacological treatments, Roy Jones
39. Management of dementia, Sarah Cullum
40. Delirium, Jenny Hogg
41. The experience of depression, Judith Boast
42. Depressive disorders, Alan Thomas
43. Suicide and self harm, Helen Chiu & Joshua Tsoh
44. Manic syndromes, Vasu Akshya
45. Anxiety disorders, Ged Byrne
46. Late onset schizophrenia, Sarah Brunelle, Ipsit V. Vahia & Dilip V. Jeste
47. Personal experience of lifelong illness, Anon & Sue Green
48. Severe and enduring mental illness, Tom Dening & Catherine Hatfield
49. Alcohol and substance misuse, Henry O'Connell & Brian Lawlor
50. Older people with learning disabilities, Marissa Hanney
51. Sleep disorders, Bradley Boeve & Urs Mossiman
52. The effect of ageing on personality, Bob Woods & Gill Windle
53. Personality disorders and the effect of mental illness on personality, Catherine Oppenheimer
54. Sexuality in old age, Walter Bouman
Section 5: Ethical and legal issues
55. Ethics and old age psychiatry, Julian C. Hughes
56. Mental capacity and decision making, Julian C. Hughes & Christopher Heginbotham
57. Ethics of living and dying with dementia, Cees Hertogh & Jenny van der Steen
58. Ethics of caring, Clive Baldwin & Brandi Estey-Burtt
59. Elder abuse and safeguarding vulnerable adults, Jill Manthorpe
60. Crime, mental illness, and older people, Graham Yorston
61. Testamentary capacity, Robin Jacoby
62. Driving and psychiatric illness in later life, Desmond O'Neill
63. The law relating to mental capacity and mental health, Kay Wheat

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