Geriatric Psychiatry specialty

Known as: Geriatric psychiatry, Psychogeriatrics, Psychiatry, Geriatric 
A subspecialty of psychiatry concerned with the mental health of the aged.
National Institutes of Health

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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Anxiety symptoms and anxiety disorders are highly prevalent among elderly people, although infrequently the subject of… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Music therapy is a potential non-pharmacological treatment for the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND In geriatric psychiatry assessment scales are often used in clinical praxis in the diagnostic work-up of mental… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND There is wide variation in the rates of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) reported in nursing… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To establish the reliability and validity of a 10-item short form of the CES-D (CESD-10). DESIGN Cross-sectional and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The objective of this study was to compare the effect of ultraviolet radiation (UV) and oral vitamin D3 on the vitamin D status… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
OBJECTIVE To determine the outcome of administration of neuroleptics to patients with senile dementia of Lewy body type confirmed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A dementing syndrome has been identified in a group of psychiatric cases aged 71-90 years, presenting initially with a subacute… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
In recent years increasing interest has centered on the elderly psychogeriatric patient living in the community and the part… (More)
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