The Clinician s Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations

Written By Karen Reimers
The Clinician s Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 June 2019
  • ISBN : 0128150351
  • Pages : 278 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Clinician s Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations written by Karen Reimers which was release on 15 June 2019, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 pitfalls to avoid. The book additionally covers forensic report writing, court testimony, and when to refer to an outside independent expert. Samples of geriatric forensic reports are provided. Provides practical information on performing geriatric forensic evaluations Identifies DSM-5 criteria for neurocognitive disorders Includes assessing decision-making capacity/competence, undue influence, elder abuse, and financial exploitation Features assessment strategies, case studies, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid Advises on report writing and court testimony

The Clinician s Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations

The Clinician s Guide to Geriatric Forensic Evaluations
  • Author : Karen Reimers
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-15
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 0128150351
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Summary : 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 ...

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