Geriatric Inpatient Group Therapy

  title={Geriatric Inpatient Group Therapy},
  author={Ned Rosinsky},
The modern short-term acute inpatient psychiatric ward typically houses together a wide variety of patients with respect to psychiatric diagnosis and other factors such as cultural background and age. Since one of the basic strategies of inpatient treatment is milieu therapy and the improvement of interpersonal skills through patient-patient and patient-staff interaction, the geriatric patient presents special problems due to his frequent difficulties in these therapeutic modes. The geriatric… CONTINUE READING