Cognitive-behavioral treatment of borderline personality disorder

Excerpt: For the average clinician, individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) often represent the most challenging, seemingly insoluble cases. This volume is the authoritative presentation of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Marsha M. Linehan’s...

Geriatric Psychopharmacology: Why Does Age Matter?

Excerpt: Older adults respond less predictably than younger adults to most medications, typically requiring lower daily doses to achieve desired therapeutic effects and minimize adverse effects and toxicity. This unpredictability is particularly evident among the...

Psychoactive Drug Abuse in Older Adults

Excerpt: This article reviews the prevalence, risks and protective factors, and screening and diagnosis of drug abuse in older adults. Treatment concerns and the consequences of drug problems are examined briefly. ScienceDirect > Simoni-Wastila, L., Yang,...

Practical old age psychopharmacology

Excerpt: This book brings together findings from recent multi-disciplinary research and the practical aspects of old age psychiatry. By taking into account the perspectives of the patient and their family, the neuropathologist, the pharmacist, the nurse, the GP, and...