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Aging and mental health
 — positive psychosocial approaches
Author(s)Robert N Butler, Myrna I Lewis
PublisherC V Mosby Company, St Louis, MS, 1977
Pages365 pp
KeywordsMental disorder ; Mental health [elderly] ; Psychiatric treatment ; United States of America.
AnnotationThis US textbook examines the nature and problems of old age: emotional problems, functional disorders, and organic brain disorders. Attention is given to evaluation, treatment and prevention of a wide range of mental health problems: living at home or having proper institutional care; psychotherapy and environmental therapy; drug and electroshock therapy. What constitutes healthy, successful old age, and the future of living to old age are also considered. (RH).
Accession NumberCPA-930426063
ClassmarkE: D: LP: 7T

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