geropsychiatry

geropsychiatry

 [jer″o-si-ki´ah-tre]
a subspecialty of psychiatry dealing with mental health and illness in the elderly.
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geropsychiatry

(jĕr″ō-sī-kī′ĕ-trē)
A subspecialty of psychiatry dealing with mental illness in the elderly.
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They should be present in emergency departments, medical-surgical care areas, geropsychiatry units, and long-term care settings.
Similarly, most elderly patients are treated by general psychiatrists, rather than graduates of geropsychiatry fellowships.
The fields of geropsychology and geropsychiatry have developed almost entirely in the last 30 years, with fewer than 4% of clinicians working primarily with elder patients.
When the son arrived at the house, the sheriff's deputy instructed him to bring his mother to the UCI Medical Center's geropsychiatry unit for evaluation and treatment.
When the son arrived at the house, the sheriff's deputy instructed him to bring his mother to the medical center's geropsychiatry unit for evaluation and treatment.