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Assessment Scales in Old Age Psychiatry
Second Edition
by Alistair Burns

Assessment Scales in Old Age Psychiatry is an indispensable guide for assessing the mental health problems of the elderly and the effects that such problems may have on patients' functional ability.

Assessment Scales in Old Age Psychiatry summarizes scales commonly used in clinical and research practice and provides references for obtaining further information.

Assessment Scales in Old Age Psychiatry, Second Edition includes all the assessment instruments from the first edition and over 80 new rating scales.

These scales were selected on the basis of the authors' clinical and research knowledge.

Every scale is accompanied by a full profile, including a completed instrument, so you can see, at a glance, the scope of the scale and its application.

This information is pulled together to form a comprehensive text on assessment scales in old age psychiatry.

Contents:

  • Depression
  • Dementia
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Neuropsychiatric Assessments
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Global Assessments/Quality of Life
  • Global Mental Health Assessments
  • Physical Examination
  • Delirium
  • Caregiver Assessments
  • Memory Functioning
  • Other Scales
Appendix: What to use and when

Alphabetic List of Scales

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Second Edition
by Alistair Burns

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