Psychiatric Disorders Late in Life

A Comprehensive Review

  • Rajesh R. Tampi
  • Deena J. Tampi
  • Lisa L. Boyle

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Developmental, Psychological and Social Aspects of Aging

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sarah J. De Asis
      Pages 11-20
    3. Brandon C. Yarns
      Pages 21-28
    4. Jessica Koenig, Aurora Osteen, Erica C. Garcia-Pittman
      Pages 29-34
    5. Rajesh R. Tampi, Deena J. Tampi, Ashmita Banerjee, Ravi Chivukula
      Pages 35-39
  3. Biological Aspects of Aging

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Katherine Rice Goettsche, Caitlin Snow, Jimmy Avari
      Pages 43-48
    3. Jimmy Avari, Katherine Rice Goettsche, Caitlin Snow
      Pages 49-55
    4. Caitlin Snow, Katherine Rice Goettsche, Jimmy Avari
      Pages 57-61
  4. Diagnostic Methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. Lisa L. Boyle, Ali Abbas Asghar-Ali
      Pages 65-73
    3. Ali Abbas Asghar-Ali, Lisa L. Boyle
      Pages 75-77
    4. Lisa L. Boyle
      Pages 79-80
    5. Lisa L. Boyle
      Pages 91-95
    6. Lisa L. Boyle
      Pages 97-102
    7. Vimal M. Aga
      Pages 103-136
  5. Psychiatric Diagnosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137

About this book


This book provides a comprehensive yet concise review of the latest information available in geriatric psychiatry.  The text covers topics that include the social aspect of aging, treatment and diagnosis options unique to the elderly in need of psychiatric care, policy and ethics, and particular geriatric health concerns that may influence psychiatric considerations.  This book also provides the up-to-date information from the field of geriatric psychiatry which will assist clinicians who are studying for either the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology subspecialty examination or other professional examinations in geriatric psychiatry.     

Psychiatric Disorders Late in Life is the ultimate resource for practicing psychiatrists, physicians, geriatricians, and medical students concerned with the mental healthcare of the elderly.


Diagnosing disorders in the elderly Policy for the geriatric psychiatrist Psychology of Aging Psychopharmacology for the elderly The aging brain

Editors and affiliations

  • Rajesh R. Tampi
    • 1
  • Deena J. Tampi
    • 2
  • Lisa L. Boyle
    • 3
  1. 1.Professor of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Vice Chairman for Education and Faculty DevelopmentResidency Program Director and Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry, MetroHealthClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Executive Vice PresidentClinical Services, Diamond HealthcareRichmondUSA
  3. 3.Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Program DirectorGeriatric Psychiatry FellowshipMadisonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-73076-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-73078-3
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