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The Elderly Uncooperative Patient




ISBN 9780866566049
Published March 26, 1987 by Routledge
208 Pages

 
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Book Description

An invaluable resource for the mental health professional who must deal with the uncooperative and difficult elderly patient.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface

  • SECTION ONE: UNDERSTANDING AND ASSESSING UNCOOPERATIVENESS
  • Who’s to Blame for Uncooperativeness?
  • The Role of Depression and Anger
  • Make the Patient Feel Like a Helper
  • Uncooperativeness as Information
  • The Significance of Uncooperativeness Among Retarded Elders
  • SECTION TWO: PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR THE UNCOOPERATIVE PATIENT
  • Staff Casualties of Patient Uncooperativeness
  • Psychotherapy and Self Psychology
  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy and Uncooperativeness
  • Meeting the Patient More Than Halfway
  • Intergenerational Psychotherapy for Uncooperative Patients
  • SECTION THREE: CASE MANAGEMENT FOR UNCOOPERATIVENESS
  • Handling Uncooperativeness in a Deinstitutionalized Patient
  • Managing Medication Non-Compliance
  • Milieu Therapy for the Dementia Patient
  • Behavioral Management for Uncooperativeness
  • Music Therapy and Staff Stress
  • Music and Exercise: A Great Combination
  • The Outpatient Team
  • The Team Approach for Hypochondriasis
  • Advice for the Internist
  • The Case for One-to-One Nursing Assessment

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