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Book Reviews

Practical Psychiatry in the Long-Term Care Facility: A Handbook For Staff, 2nd Revised and Expanded ed

Frank W. Brown

Published: June 18, 2002

Article Abstract

From our regular book review column.

The diagnosis and management of psychiatric syndromes in long-term care facilities is often demanding, difficult, and time consuming. A basic understanding of psychiatric syndromes in the long-term care facility is needed, because a majority of nursing home residents have a diagnosable psychiatric disorder, which is often a dementia or depression complicated by multiple medical conditions. Practical Psychiatry in the Long-Term Care Facility is an outstanding manual written for staff education and training.


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Volume: 63

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