The Clinician s Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations

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  • Author : Karen Reimers
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 278 pages
  • ISBN : 0128150351
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The Clinician s Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations

The Clinician s Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations
  • Author : Karen Reimers
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 June 2019
GET THIS BOOK The Clinician s Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations

The Clinician's Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations provides practical guidance to clinicians performing forensic evaluations on older adults. The book begins with how geriatric forensic evaluations differ from those done on non-geriatric adults. DSM-5 criteria for neurocognitive disorders are discussed and differentiated from the previous criteria in DSM-IV. Coverage includes assessing decision-making capacity/competence and evaluating undue influence, elder abuse, and financial exploitation. Each chapter opens with a case study and then highlights specific assessment techniques, best practices, and common

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  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 04 April 2014
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  • Release : 30 November 2017
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 28 January 2006
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