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Schizophrenia into later life

treatment, research, and policy

by

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Published by American Pyschiatric in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schizophrenia in old age,
  • Geriatric psychiatry,
  • Older people -- Mental health services,
  • Schizophrenia -- therapy -- Aged,
  • Health Policy,
  • Schizophrenia -- physiopathology -- Aged

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Carl I. Cohen.
    ContributionsCohen, Carl I.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC514 .S33428 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 322 p. :
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3565558M
    ISBN 101585620378
    LC Control Number2002038519


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Schizophrenia into later life: treatment, research, and policy. [Carl I Cohen;] -- Over the next 30 years, the number of chronically mentally ill people 55 years of age and older will double. With multiple disorders relating to. The editor of Schizophrenia Into Later Life succinctly illustrates the significance of this topic by noting in his introduction that 2 percent of the elderly population suffers from a chronic mental illness and that over the next 30 years this number will double.

He then states that our health and social service systems "may be ill prepared to deal with them."Author: S. Charles Schulz. Schizophrenia Into Later Life: Treatment, Research, and Policy. DANIEL P. van KAMMEN, M.D., Ph.D., who deal with all the aspects of schizophrenia in later life.

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Cohen, M.D. Washington, D.C., Ameri-can Psychiatric Publishing,pp., $ (paper). In spite of the hopeful reports of better clinical stabilization and treatment outcomes with the second-generation antipsy-chotics, schizophrenia has remained the chronic disabling.

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Schizophrenia is a disorder that shows its symptoms in the late teens to early 20s. You hear voices, see things that aren't there, believe others are after you, which makes you paranoid. Schizophrenia is a very serious disorder, requiring medications and psychotherapy - which, for many people, can greatly improve quality of life.

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