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Evidence-Based Treatment and Practice with Older Adults
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Evidence-Based Treatment and Practice with Older Adults: Theory, Practice, and Research

Nancy Kropf and Sherry Cummings

Abstract

Evidence Based Treatment with Older Adults: Theory, Practice, and Research provides a detailed examination of five research-supported psychosocial interventions for use with older adults: cognitive behavioral therapy, problem-solving therapy, motivational interviewing, psychoeducational and social support approaches, and life review/reminiscence. Taken together, these interventions address the diversity of mental health conditions and late-life challenges that older adults’ experience. Complementary chapters provide comprehensive treatment and research information for each intervention. In the ... More

Keywords: geriatric, mental health, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, problem-solving therapy, life review, reminiscence, psychoeducation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190214623
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214623.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nancy Kropf, author
Associate Dean and Professor and Strategic Planning and Professor, Georgia State University

Sherry Cummings, author
Associate Dean for Research, University of TN Knoxville