PSYCHOLOGY

The DSM-5 Older Adult Diagnostic Interview

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CHAPTER 7 The DSM-5 Older Adult Diagnostic Interview IN Chapter 6, “The 30-Minute Older Adult Diagnostic Interview,” we outlined a diagnostic interview that includes questions to screen for each of…

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Introduction

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CHAPTER 1 Introduction After a lifetime of seeking medical assistance only for emergencies, Pat, a 67-year-old woman, is belatedly establishing a primary care relationship at the request of her adult…

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The 30-Minute Older Adult Diagnostic Interview

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CHAPTER 6 The 30-Minute Older Adult Diagnostic Interview AS busy practitioners, we sometimes forget the importance of making (and taking) moments to get to know our older patients beyond their…

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The Diagnostic Ds

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CHAPTER 3 The Diagnostic Ds The Building Blocks for Diagnosing Mental Health Disorders in Older Adults EXPLAINING an older person’s mental distress as a single mental disorder is often challenging….

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Beyond the Diagnostic Ds

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CHAPTER 4 Beyond the Diagnostic Ds Other Common Clinical Challenges Unusual Experiences, Irritability, and Labile Mood The diagnostic Ds discussed in Chapter 3 provide a framework to diagnose and manage…

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The 15-Minute Older Adult Diagnostic Interview

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CHAPTER 5 The 15-Minute Older Adult Diagnostic Interview PERFORMING a 15-minute interview with an older adult experiencing mental distress sounds impossible. Older adults have a lifetime of stories to tell,…

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