psychogeriatric


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Related to psychogeriatric: geriatric psychiatry, psychogeriatrician

psychogeriatric

adjective Referring to geriatric psychiatry, see there.

psychogeriatric

(sī-kō-jĕr-ē-ăt′rĭk)
Concerning the psychiatric disorders that may affect elderly persons.
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acute emergency centres--usually best placed in general hospitals--eating disorders, psychogeriatric units, child and adolescent units, addiction units, forensic units and long-term rehabilitation units.
22) Locally, reasons for caution include the troubled history of psychiatry and clinical psychology during apartheid, (23,24) that psychiatric disorders have long been stigmatised, and that facilities for substance use disorders, psychogeriatrics, and community nursing have closed.
In a book endorsed by the International Psychogeriatric Association, the psychiatry of old age is introduced as a crucial discipline given the rapid ageing of the global population.
For this study, Author 1 and Author 3 attended basic training and advance training and two care staff from the psychogeriatric hospital attended basic training for DCM.
A third study compared two psychogeriatric team approaches with standard care in a randomized controlled trial for nursing home residents with dementia complicated by depression or psychosis (Brodaty et al.
Poster session presented at the International Psychogeriatric Association Asia Pacific Regional Meeting, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China.
After the psychogeriatric consultations, the actual disposition was that eight patients went home with a prescription and/or outpatient appointment, seven were admitted for medical reasons, and five were admitted to the psychiatric service.
Low folate status is common in elderly people and in neurological and psychogeriatric patients.
The mix of psychogeriatric, geriatric and dermatology patients in a four-bay unit is not always conducive to their wellbeing.
reported at the 12th Congress of the International Psychogeriatric Association.
The snooze breaks - revealed in the Sunday Mail last month - were taken while the staff were supposed to be watching over vulnerable psychogeriatric patients.