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Book Review

Geriatric Medicine for Old Age Psychiatrists

V. R. Badraskalmuthu, MBBS

Published: February 14, 2008

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The interface between psychogeriatrics and geriatricmedicine is complex, particularly owing to overlappingpresentations of physical and mental illness. Thus, ratherthan an exception, it had increasingly become a rule thatprimary care physicians—especially those with interest inmanaging the physical and mental illnesses of the elderly—have to be able to systematically analyze the symptoms ofmental illness and arrange a comprehensive treatment plan.Hence, the obvious question, “Where to start this acquaintance?”The answer to this question asked by generations ofphysicians is Geriatric Medicine for Old Age Psychiatrists.

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