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Mental health in old age

Age Concern England. Information Department.

Mental health in old age

a collection of projects.

by Age Concern England. Information Department.

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Published by Age Concern in Mitcham .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL16567539M

Welcome to the Mental Health Bookstore. We have books on ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Personality Disorders, Schizophrenia and many other mental health issues to help people with mental health conditions along with family and friends. In it, Kalb explores the mental states of some of history’s most memorable figures, by researching old journals and interviewing mental-health experts about symptoms to retrospectively diagnose people ranging from the book’s titular artist to Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, and more.

  Given that the term ‘mental health’ is commonly (mis)used or (mis)interpreted as referring to mental illness, together with negative connotations associated with health and old age, later life may well seem to be synonymous with mental health problems. Although defining the parameters of later life can be difficult, we do know that. / Margot Jefferys --The epidemiology of mental disorders in old age / Carole Brayne and David Ames --Attitudes, stereotypes and prejudice about ageing / Robert Slater and Brian Gearing --Mental health in old age / Peter Coleman --Approaches to the study of ageing / Christina Victor --Mental disorder and elderly members of ethnic minority groups.

(shelved times as mental-health) avg rating — 19, ratings — published Want to Read saving. For the purpose of this test, we define Mental Age as a measure of a person's psychological abilities in comparison to the number of years it takes for an average child to reach the same level. For example, if your mental age is 10, regardless of your actual chronological age, you are mentally similar to .


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Turner (Author)Cited by: Mental health in old age book health problems are extremely common, affecting around one in four people. As you get older, changes in your life, such as bereavement, illness or retirement, can make you more vulnerable to them, but mental health problems are not a normal part of ageing.

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