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Geriatric mental health disaster and emergency preparedness 1 edition

Geriatric mental health disaster and emergency preparedness
John A. Toner

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Geriatric mental health disaster and emergency preparedness
John A. Toner, editor ; Therese M. Mierswa, associate editor, Judith L. Howe, associate editor

Published 2010 by Springer Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

A primer for disaster and emergency preparedness and evidence-based care practices in geriatric mental health / John A. Toner and Othmane Alami
Older persons in disasters and emergencies : the overlapping mental and physical health issues / Neil Hall
The geriatric emergency preparedness and response (GEPR) collaborative : a successful and productive network / Judith L. Howe
Coordinating services : state and local networks and resources / William Grant and Douglas M. Sanders
National and cross-national models of geriatric disaster preparedness : the Canadian context / Trish Dryden and Lynda Atack
Supervision and facilitated reflective practice as central to disaster preparedness services to the older adult : a national and cross-national model / Philippa Sully, Malcolm T. Wandrag, and Jenny Riddell
Making the community plan : a public health perspective / Andrea Villanti
Self help tools for older persons and their caregivers / Nina Tumosa
Volunteers : who are they and what are their roles? / Nora O'Brien-Suric
Psychosocial and pharmacological interventions for older persons in disasters / Douglas M. Sanders and Mark R. Nathanson
Case management for older persons in disasters / Michael B. Friedman and Kimberly A. Williams
Complementary and alternative approaches / Lucia McBee ... [et al.]
The interdisciplinary treatment team as a geriatric mental health resource prior to and during disasters / John A. Toner and Evelyn S. Meyer
Geriatric assessment for differential diagnosis / Mark R. Nathanson
Bereavement and grief : what is normal in disasters and emergencies? / D. Peter Birkett
The experience of vulnerability in geriatric combat veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder during times of disaster / Joanne Izzo
Alzheimer's disease and related disorders / Jed A. Levine and Beth A. Kallmyer
Disaster related elder mistreatment (DREM) / Ian Portelli and Terry Fulmer.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
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RC451.4.A5 G4653 2010

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