psychogeriatrics


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psychogeriatrics

(ˌsaɪkəʊdʒɛrɪˈætrɪks)
n
(Medicine) (functioning as singular) med the branch of health care concerned with the study, diagnosis, and sometimes treatment of mentally disordered older people. Compare geriatrics
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Hoogeveen, who is associate professor of psychogeriatrics at the Hague University of Applied Sciences, believes far too much effort and resources are put into researching dementia with the hope of "curing" it and conducting psychological examinations.
The results, which were published on (https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-psychogeriatrics/article/high-prevalence-and-adverse-health-effects-of-loneliness-in-communitydwelling-adults-across-the-lifespan-role-of-wisdom-as-a-protective-factor/FCD17944714DF3C110756436DC05BDE9) International Psychogeriatrics  looked into the responses of 340 residents in San Diego County aged 27 to 101 years old.
The results were published in International Psychogeriatrics.
Reisberg, "Global measures: Utility in defining and measuring treatment response in dementia," International Psychogeriatrics, vol.
Abley et al., "The transition to dementia--individual and family experiences of receiving a diagnosis: a review," International Psychogeriatrics, vol.
Conn, "Prevalence of psychiatric disorders among older adults in long-term care homes: a systematic review," International Psychogeriatrics, vol.
The study, 'Researchers Find Common Psychological Traits in Group of Italians Aged 90 to 101,' was published in the journal International Psychogeriatrics.
Milwaukee, WI, August 19, 2017 --(PR.com)-- The Board of Directors for the International Psychogeriatrics Association (IPA) announced its recent elections for new board members.
Liz Pearl, M.Ed., is an educator and therapist with a particular interest in psychogeriatrics and expressive arts therapy, and a member of OACCPP--an Association of Mental Health Professionals.
El Haj and colleagues reported May 28 in International Psychogeriatrics that familiar music seems to boost autobiographical memories in people with Alzheimer's.
A survey of 18,552 Americans published in the June 2013 issue of the journal International Psychogeriatrics has linked healthy behaviors with lower risk for serious memory problems later in life.