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comparative study of old people in geriatric and mental hospitals

Cecil Benjamin Kidd

comparative study of old people in geriatric and mental hospitals

with particular reference to sociological, physical and psychological assessment.

by Cecil Benjamin Kidd

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Thesis (M.D.)--The Queen"s University of Belfast, 1961.

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  Numerous studies suggesting the relation between self-rated health (SRH) and depression have been reported using different measures. Therefore, we attempted to determine the difference in a depressive scale based on the different ways of measuring health between global SRH (SRH-global) and age-comparative SRH (SRH-age). Then, the combined effect of SRH-global and SRH-age on   Falls are a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in older people and the risk of falling is exacerbated by mental health conditions. Existing reviews have focused on people with dementia and cognitive impairment, but not those with other mental health conditions or in mental health settings. The objective of this review is to evaluate the effectiveness of fall prevention interventions for

Highly Commended in the BMA Book Awards Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine. Third Edition. Edited by Jean-Pierre Michel, B. Lynn Beattie, Finbarr C. Martin, and Jeremy D. Walston Oxford Textbook. Provides up-to-date research highlighting the current state   People with dementia are prone to develop acute physical illnesses leading to hospital admission. About 40% of people over the age of 65 in general hospitals have delirium, dementia or both together [1, 2].Families and other carers report widespread dissatisfaction with hospital care for such people [].However, there has been little systematic study of their views [].

All staff involved in the care of older people undergoing surgery should be aware of their duties under the Mental Capacity Act 34, and in relation to professional guidance about ‘best interests’ determinations if an older patient lacks the mental capacity to make decisions Consultants should make decisions in relation to   She has published many widely accepted papers like “Effects of Lithium-ECT combination treatment: A comparative study” and “Current Issues in Women’s Mental Health in South Asia”. Being always at the cutting edge of medical science, Dr. Divya Shree regularly attends multiple psychiatry symposiums and psychiatric training ://


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Comparative study of old people in geriatric and mental hospitals by Cecil Benjamin Kidd Download PDF EPUB FB2

12 There are three types of nursing homes in the Netherlands: those for patients with predominantly physical ailments (further termed as geriatric patients), those for elderly mentally infirm patients, mainly suffering from dementia (further termed as psychogeriatric patients), and homes with a combined function for both geriatric and psychogeriatric patients, accommodated in separate ://   A cross sectional study was conducted in elderly aged above 60 years of age.

After taking a written consent and matching for age and sex & socioeconomic status, 60 elderly from OAHs & elderly living within family setup were selected randomly. The WHOQOL-OLD standard questionnaire & GDS were used to assess quality of life & depression in A comparative study by Tiple et al () found that the people living in old age homes had better supportive care than those living with the families.

26 According to Om Prakash et al () out /_Psychiatric_morbidity_in_geriatric_people. 1. Introduction. The increase of life expectancy and the decline of fertility rate have made aging an inevitable trend worldwide.

1 In line with it, China has become an aging society since 2 However, China still faces insufficient economic growth, a weakened role of family care, and an inadequate health care system.

3 Moreover, the large aging population, the rapid growth of aging, and Various studies have been conducted in Nepal related to mental and neurological disorders in geriatric people including epidemiological survey 7, outpatient department (OPD) based studies [8] [9   Objective To develop and evaluate a best practice model of general hospital acute medical care for older people with cognitive impairment.

Design Randomised controlled trial, adapted to take account of constraints imposed by a busy acute medical admission system. Setting Large acute general hospital in the United Kingdom. Participants patients aged over 65 admitted for acute medical people with mental disorders[ The following ques.

tions will be addressed[ What is the quality of evidence that acute service delivery to older people is e}ective in psychiatric inpatient\ medical inpatient and community settingscomparative e}ectiveness of acute service delivery to older people by old age psychiatry services ?doi=&rep=rep1&type=pdf.

In Victoria the promotion of mental health and wellbeing is a priority. Priorities and transformation. Victoria is committed to providing world-leading standards of care for all people living with a mental illness.

Rights and advocacy. The Mental Health Act supports advocacy, diversity, privacy and complaints processes. Chief Mental Health   The aim of this study is to compare patterns of answers among different roles in geriatric care.

Method: Patterns of SEQ answers are described for the entire sample as well as for workers experiencing burnout and for each caring profession investigated: certified nursing assistants (CNAs), registered nurses and physicians/:// If feelings like sadness or worry are preventing you from getting the most out of life, help and support is available.

Your mental health is important. Your mental health is a central part of your overall wellbeing. If you don't have good mental health, it's possible you also don't have good self-esteem or you don't feel confident and able to face life and its ://   In this study, the Cronbach's alpha was for the overall PSCS, for bonding social capital, and for bridging.

The results from a one-way MANOVA revealed no significant differences on the dependent variables of bonding and bridging social capital between patients 65 or older readmitted within 30 days and patients 65 and over not readmitted in 30 days (Wilk's Λ, F(2, ) = 0 People are considered elderly because of certain changes in their activities or social roles.

The ageing process is of course a biological reality which has its own dynamics, largely beyond human control. Old people have limited regenerative abilities and are more prone to   older people is projected to increase by 67 per cent to million.

Just over half of people aged live with at least one long term health condition, increasing to nearly two thirds of those aged 85 and over.

Meanwhile frailty affects per cent of people aged Dennis MS, Wakefield P, Molloy C, Andrews H, Friedman T, Dennis MS et al () A study of self-harm in older people: mental disorder, social factors and motives.

Aging   Socialization is an important part of the healthy aging process, but natural changes in the lifestyle and health of older people increased risk of loneliness. However, loneliness is not well defined and might differ in different cultures and settings.

The main objective of this systematic review is to summarize literature on the topic and propose a definition that might help aging research and   Health related quality of life (HQoL) in the patients.

Characteristics of HQoL at baseline and at follow-up are shown in Table HQoL for the total group was improved at follow-up compared to baseline (p   The authors report the latest findings from a year longitudinal study of back-ward patients from Vermont State Hospital. This intact cohort participated in a comprehensive rehabilitation program and was released to the community in a planned   mental health in older people, to which this Practice Primer is a valuable contribution.

Improving the identification and management of older people’s mental health conditions in primary care is a priority and the Primer shows that the majority of mental health conditions are highly treatable, whether through medical or non- Objectives To evaluate the feasibility and potential clinical benefits of medicines optimisation through comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) of frail patients with multiple conditions, by secondary care geriatricians in a general practice care setting.

Methods Seven general practitioner (GP) practices in one region of Stoke-on-Trent volunteered to take :// International Journal of Older People Nursing 5, 83– Aim. To explore the experiences of patients and nursing staff of the care received by older people with dementia in acute hospitals.

Background. The prevalence of dementia is steadily increasing as is the number of people with the condition requiring acute hospital ://. Geriatric mental health has yet to receive its due recognition in India. Geriatric mental health is plagued by many challenges that prevent the development and progress of its services.

The present article is a narrative review that looks at the various challenges faced by geriatric mental health in ?issn=;year=;volume=5;issue=1;spage=16;epage=29. Cross-national study of the diagnosis of the mental disorders: a comparative psychometric assessment of elderly patients admitted to mental hospitals serving Queens County, New York, and the former borough of Camberwell, London.

British Journal of Psychiatry–   The optimal setting and content of primary health care rehabilitation of older people is not known. Our aim was to study independence, institutionalization, death and treatment costs 18 months after primary care rehabilitation of older people in two different settings.

Eighteen months follow-up of an open, prospective study comparing the outcome of multi-disciplinary rehabilitation of older