psychogeriatric


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psychogeriatric

(ˌsaɪkəʊdʒɛrɪˈætrɪk)
adj
(Medicine) Technical (of an older person) no longer in touch with everyday realities; exhibiting delusions; mentally incompetent
n
a. offensive a confused old person
b. an impersonal label for a patient, as a unit, requiring institutional services appropriate for a mentally disordered old person
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The 63 acute beds at Thorn Hospital were also to be transferred to the new hospital and the remaining 16 psychogeriatric beds were to be transferred to Hawkhead.
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Additional participant characteristics assessed included demographics (age, sex, race, education), living arrangement (with or without a caregiver), Mini-Mental State Exam (Folstein, Folstein, and McHugh 1975), and Psychogeriatric Dependency Rating Scale-Physical subscale (PGDRS) (Wilkinson and Graham-White 1980) to assess functional status.
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Specialised psychogeriatric and dementia services are identified in the Aged Related Residential Services Agreement (ARRC) and the Aged Related Residential Hospital Specialised Services Agreement (ARRHSS) which are used by DHBs to contract care.
In the past, Dr Davidson has served as chief editor of European Neuropsychopharmacology, fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and board member of the International Psychogeriatric Association.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Prodromal anxiety and depression are common in Parkinson's disease and may develop years earlier than conventionally thought, according to data presented at the 2016 congress of the International Psychogeriatric Association.
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Spirit in Ageing--Seventh Congress of the International Psychogeriatric Association.