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Neuropsychiatric disorders in the elderly

Neuropsychiatric disorders in the elderly

proceedings of the International Conference III, Kyoto, Japan, September 1981

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Published by Igaku-Shoin in Tokyo, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alzheimer"s disease -- Congresses.,
  • Brain -- Diseases -- Age factors -- Congresses.,
  • Geriatric neurology -- Congresses.,
  • Neuropsychiatry -- Congresses.,
  • Dementia, Presenile -- Congresses.,
  • Parkinson disease -- In old age -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Asao Hirano, Koho Miyoshi.
    ContributionsHirano, Asao., Miyoshi, Kōhō., Ainokai (Medical foundation), International Symposium on Neuropsychiatric Disorders in the Elderly (1981 : Kyoto, Japan)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC523
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18830754M

    The global neuropsychiatric disorder and treatment market can be classified on the basis of type of disorder, type of treatment, end-user, and geography. Based on the type of disorder, the global neuropsychiatric disorder and treatment market can be segmented into neurotic disorders, degenerative diseases, psychosis, and others/5(14).


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The stigma of mental illness still overshadows proper diagnosis and management of neuropsychiatric symptoms and disorders in the elderly. The boundaries between neuropsychiatric and physical illnesses are often blurred, especially in the acute medical and in long-term care settings, because of frequently comorbid mood, anxiety, cognitive, and physical disorders in older : Helen Lavretsky.

International Symposium on Neuropsychiatric Disorders in the Elderly, organized by Aino Hospital Foundation and held in Kyoto, Sept. Description: x, pages: illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm: Responsibility: edited by Asao Hirano, Koho Miyoshi.

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