This book critically reviews 75 important published papers that influence the practice of geriatric psychiatry. This book will assist anyone who is interested in the care of older adults with psychiatric disorders. It was written by thought leaders who shape the way geriatric psychiatry is currently practiced in the United States. All the major psychiatric disorders in later life are covered including anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders, depressive disorders, neurocognitive disorders, psychotic disorders, sleep disorders, and substance use disorders. It also reviews important studies on suicides in late life and interventional procedures in geriatric psychiatry like the ECT, and also evaluates the adverse effects of psychotropic medications on older adults with psychiatric disorders.
Rajesh R. Tampi, MD, MS, DFAPA, DFAAGP, Creighton University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Creighton, NE
Dr. Tampi is the Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska. He is also the Chairman of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) Behavioral Health Services, Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Tampi maintains his appointment as an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut. He is a Past President of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP).
Deena J. Tampi, MSN, MBA-HCA, RN, DFAAGP, Behavioral Health Advisory Group, Princeton, NJ, USA
Ms. Tampi is the Co-Founder and Managing Principal, Behavioral Health Advisory Group, Princeton, New Jersey. Ms. Tampi is on the Board of Directors for the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. In addition, she is the Chairperson of the Membership Committee for the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.
Juan J. Young, MD, Yale School of Medicine, Geriatric Psychiatry, New Haven, CT
Dr. Young is a current Geriatric Psychiatry Fellow at the Yale School of Medicine, and he also serves in the AAGP Membership Committee.
Meera Balasubramaniam, MD, MPH, NYU Langone Health, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY
Dr. Meera Balasubramaniam is a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry fellowship program at the New York University School of Medicine. She has served on the editorial board of Frontiers in Psychiatry, is an Associate member on the editorial board of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Pallavi Joshi, DO, MA University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
Dr. Pallavi Joshi is a Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix and a geriatricpsychiatrist at Banner Alzheimer's Institute. She has served on the Board of Directors for the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and the Council of Geriatric Psychiatry for the American Psychiatric Association.