Late-Onset Mental Disorders by Andreas Marneros

By Andreas Marneros

The organization among convinced ailments and specific classes of lifestyles has been studied because the nineteenth century, but makes an attempt to delineate different types of psychological illness targeted to previous age have floundered over the a long time, and the controversy maintains unabated. After an ancient assessment, this ebook seems to be at ameliorations among early-onset and late-onset issues. Is there something targeted approximately old-age melancholy? Are there any peculiar positive aspects of late-onset schizophrenia? along with questions bearing on melancholy, dementia and psychosis, the publication appears to be like at sleep disturbances within the aged, nervousness, use of anti-dementia medicinal drugs, anti-depressants and neuroleptics in outdated age, and mental tactics. it's going to be of specific curiosity to previous age psychiatrists, liaison psychiatrists, epidemiologists, collage teachers and scientific historians.

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