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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This study aimed to investigate factors associated with falls in psychogeriatric inpatients and to compare two fall risk assessment tools for psychiatric patients.
Of these, 46 per cent were receiving rest-home care, 39 per cent hospital-level care, 12 per cent dementia care and two per cent psychogeriatric care.
One study in a psychogeriatric inpatient population found that falls are associated with female gender,[21] but another study in a psychiatric institution showed that male patients are more likely to fall.[22] Other studies showed no difference in falls between both genders.[6],[23]
"Psychogeriatric Dependency Rating Scales (PGDRS): A Method of Assessment for Use by Nurses." The British Journal of Psychiatry: The Journal of Mental Science 137: 558-65.
Current findings are also in keeping with recent international guidelines (e.g., International Psychogeriatric Association Complete Guide to BPSD, 2012), which suggest that nonpharmacological treatments may be useful to integrate into usual care for people with PNDs.
Specialised psychogeriatric and dementia services are identified in the Aged Related Residential Services Agreement (ARRC) and the Aged Related Residential Hospital Specialised Services Agreement (ARRHSS) which are used by DHBs to contract care.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Depression and psychosis were strongly correlated in Parkinson's disease, while the presence of clinical anxiety upped the odds of psychosis by a statistically significant 8%, in a cross-sectional study presented at the 2016 congress of the International Psychogeriatric Association.
In the past, Dr Davidson has served as chief editor of European Neuropsychopharmacology, fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and board member of the International Psychogeriatric Association.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Prodromal anxiety and depression are common in Parkinson's disease and may develop years earlier than conventionally thought, according to data presented at the 2016 congress of the International Psychogeriatric Association.
He and other experts discussed the disease at the 18th Congress of the International Psychogeriatric Association.