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Geriatric psychology
 — a behavioural perspective
Author(s)Richard A Hussian
PublisherVan Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1981
Pages244 pp
KeywordsMental health [elderly].
AnnotationThis clinical guide to geriatrics describes the causes, parameters and treatments of psychological disorders among older people. Topics covered include: a new model of ageing; the compensatory model: explaining age-related differences; the compensatory model and behaviour; biophysical aetiology and endogenous stimuli; assessment of disorders; psychotherapeutic intervention; behaviour therapy and functional disorders; and behaviour therapy in long-term care facilities.
Accession NumberCPA-930610148 B

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