The Clinician s Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations

The Clinician's Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations provides practical guidance to clinicians performing forensic evaluations on older adults. The book begins with how geriatric forensic evaluations differ from those done on non-geriatric adults. DSM-5 criteria for neurocognitive disorders are discussed and differentiated from the previous criteria in DSM-IV. Coverage includes assessing decision-making capacity/competence and evaluating undue influence, elder abuse, and financial exploitation. Each chapter opens with a case study and then highlights specific assessment techniques, best practices, and common pitfalls to avoid. The book additionally covers forensic report writing, court testimony, and when to refer to an outside independent expert. Samples of geriatric forensic reports are provided. Provides practical information on performing geriatric forensic evaluations Identifies DSM-5 criteria for neurocognitive disorders Includes assessing decision-making capacity/competence, undue influence, elder abuse, and financial exploitation Features assessment strategies, case studies, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid Advises on report writing and court testimony

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  • Author : Karen Reimers
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 278 pages
  • ISBN : 0128150351
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Clinician's Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations

The Clinician's Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations
  • Author : Karen Reimers
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKThe Clinician's Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations

The Clinician's Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations provides practical guidance to clinicians performing forensic evaluations on older adults. The book begins with how geriatric forensic evaluations differ from those done on non-geriatric adults. DSM-5 criteria for neurocognitive disorders are discussed and differentiated from the previous criteria in DSM-IV. Coverage includes assessing decision-making capacity/competence and evaluating undue influence, elder abuse, and financial exploitation. Each chapter opens with a case study and then highlights specific assessment techniques, best practices, and common

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  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 04 April 2014
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Neuropsychological assessment is a difficult and complicated process. Often, experienced clinicians as well as trainees and students gloss over fundamental problems or fail to consider potential sources of error. Since formal test data on the surface appear unambiguous and objective, they may fall into the habit of overemphasizing tests and their scores and underemphasizing all the factors that affect the validity, reliability, and interpretability of test data. But interpretation is far from straightforward, and a pragmatic application of assessment results

Clinician's Guide To Neuropsychological Assessment

Clinician's Guide To Neuropsychological Assessment
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  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 04 April 2014
GET THIS BOOKClinician's Guide To Neuropsychological Assessment

Neuropsychological assessment is a difficult and complicated process. Often, experienced clinicians as well as trainees and students gloss over fundamental problems or fail to consider potential sources of error. Since formal test data on the surface appear unambiguous and objective, they may fall into the habit of overemphasizing tests and their scores and underemphasizing all the factors that affect the validity, reliability, and interpretability of test data. But interpretation is far from straightforward, and a pragmatic application of assessment results

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 30 November 2017
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 18 November 2018
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 15 September 2017
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Handbook of Assessment in Clinical Gerontology

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  • Author : Peter A. Lichtenberg
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 August 2010
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New trends in mental healthcare practice and a rapid increase in the aged population are causing an explosion in the fields of clinical gerontology and geropsychology today. This comprehensive second edition handbook offers clinicians and graduate students clear guidelines and reliable tools for assessing general mental health, cognitive functioning, functional age, psychosocial health, comorbidity, behavior deficits, and more. Psychopathology, behavioral disorders, changes in cognition, and changes in everyday functioning are addressed in full, and a wide range of conditions and

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  • Author : Paul Stallard
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 17 November 2020
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A powerful and insightful clinical resource for CBT practitioners who work with children and young adults The newly updated and thoroughly revised Second Edition of this companion to Think Good, Feel Good and Thinking Good, Feeling Better delivers guidance for clinicians using the author’s seminal workbooks. This companion work builds upon the workbook materials by offering readers instruction on all aspects of the therapeutic process and a wide range of case studies highlighting specific therapies in action. A Clinician’

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  • Author : Robert J. Wicks,Elizabeth A. Maynard
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 13 March 2014
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Providing clinicians with advice consistent with the current emphasis on working from strengths to promote renewal, this guide presents a holistic approach to psychological wellness. Time-tested advice is featured from experts such as Craig Cashwell, Jeffrey Barnett, and Kenneth Pargament. With strategies to renew the mind, body, spirit, and community, this book equips clinicians with guidance and inspiration for the renewal of body, mind, community, and spirit in their clients and themselves.

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  • Author : Wen-Shing Tseng
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 07 June 2003
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Increasingly, psychologists are becoming aware of sensitivity needs with respect to treating patients from differing cultures. Culture can play an important role both in what a patient discloses about themselves, how likely they are to follow a therapist's advice, and whether specific therapies are likely to be effective for them. Following on the heels of Tseng's "Handbook of Cultural Psychiatry" comes this "Clinical Application of Cultural Psychiatry." This more concise book focuses on information most relevant to treating patients. The