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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29699765/gay-and-gray-session-an-interdisciplinary-approach-to-transgender-aging
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Kevin Johnson, Brandon C Yarns, Janet M Abrams, Lilith A Calbridge, Daniel D Sewell
With the overarching goals of improving the healthcare of older transgender individuals and of inspiring pertinent clinical research, a session at the 2017 American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry Annual Meeting focused on an interdisciplinary approach to transgender aging. The older the transgender adult, the more likely the individual grew up in a historical context when there was greater social stigma towards their gender identity, even among mental health professionals. In order to provide optimal healthcare to transgender adults, mental health care providers should become familiar with the basic terminology presented in this article...
February 7, 2018: American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29610828/interactions-between-physicians-and-skilled-home-health-care-agencies-in-the-certification-of-medicare-beneficiaries-plans-of-care-results-of-a-nationally-representative-survey
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Cynthia M Boyd, Bruce Leff, Julia Bellantoni, Navpreet Rana, Jennifer L Wolff, David L Roth, Kim Carl, Orla C Sheehan
Background: Physicians are required to certify a plan of care for patients who receive Medicare skilled home health care (SHHC) services. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services form 485 (CMS-485) is typically used for certification of SHHC plans of care and for interactions between SHHC agencies and physicians. Little is known about how physicians use the CMS-485 or their perceptions of its usefulness with respect to coordinating care with SHHC agencies. Objective: To determine how physicians interact with SHHC agencies and use the CMS-485 in care coordination for patients receiving SHHC services...
April 3, 2018: Annals of Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29580107/erratum
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(no author information available yet)
Narayan SW, Jamieson HA, Nishtala PS. Evaluation of the National Minimum Data Set for Neurological Conditions in Older Adults. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology. 2017; 30(6):331-336. doi: 10.1177/0891988717732154 In the above-referenced article, the corresponding author's qualifications were incorrectly listed as BPharm, MPharm, PG DipClinPharm, PhD which is an overlap of another author's qualifications. The online and print versions have been updated to reflect the correct qualification of the corresponding author as BPharm, MPharmPrac...
January 1, 2018: Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29560835/how-argentina-is-training-their-mental-health-residents-to-face-its-silver-tsunami
#4
Sergio A Strejilevich, Florencia Vallejos, Julian Bustin
In low- and middle-income countries, there is an increase in the percentage of aging population similar to or greater than that of high-income countries (World Population Ageing 1950-2050, UN, 2001). The emerging health and economical challenges due to these demographic changes will have to be addressed by their health systems. In this context, an adequate training of available human resources in geriatric psychiatry/psychogeriatrics (GP/PG) should be an essential step to meet those challenges.
March 21, 2018: International Psychogeriatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29504046/advances-in-drug-discovery-and-development-in-geriatric-psychiatry
#5
REVIEW
Alexander C Conley, Paul A Newhouse
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This article reviews recent advances in drug discovery and development for geriatric psychiatry. Drug discovery for disorders of the central nervous system is a long and challenging process, with a high attrition rate from the preclinical stages through to marketing a compound. Developing drugs for geriatric neuropsychiatric conditions presents additional challenges, due to the complexity of the symptoms, comorbid diagnoses, and the variability of the population. Despite there being limited success over the past two decades, a number of new approaches have identified potential targets for preclinical development and ultimately clinical testing...
March 5, 2018: Current Psychiatry Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29429870/2017-year-in-review-editor-s-letter-to-the-readers-of-the-american-journal-of-geriatric-psychiatry
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EDITORIAL
Charles F Reynolds
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2018: American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29427050/transcranial-magnetic-stimulation-tms-in-the-elderly
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REVIEW
Ilva G Iriarte, Mark S George
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This article aims to review select applications of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) that have significant relevance in geriatric psychiatry. RECENT FINDINGS: Small study sizes and parameter variability limit the generalizability of many TMS studies in geriatric patients. Additionally, geriatric patients have unique characteristics that can moderate the efficacy of TMS. Nonetheless, several promising experimental applications in addition to the FDA-approved indication for major depression have emerged...
February 10, 2018: Current Psychiatry Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29412857/geriatric-psychiatry
#8
EDITORIAL
Dan G Blazer, Susan K Schultz
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2018: Psychiatric Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29412852/geriatric-psychiatry
#9
Dan G Blazer, Susan K Schultz
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2018: Psychiatric Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29412850/electroconvulsive-therapy-in-geriatric-psychiatry-a-selective-review
#10
REVIEW
Justin P Meyer, Samantha K Swetter, Charles H Kellner
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) remains an important treatment of geriatric patients. ECT treats severe depression, mania, psychosis, catatonia, and comorbid depression and agitation in dementia. ECT also serves a crucial role in treating urgent illness requiring expedient recovery, such as catatonia, or in patients with severe suicidal ideation or intent. ECT is even more effective in the elderly than in mixed-age adult populations. ECT is a safe treatment option with few medical contraindications. Cognitive effects are largely transient, even in patients with preexisting cognitive impairment...
March 2018: Psychiatric Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29405756/age-neutrality-of-a-brief-assessment-of-the-section-iii-alternative-model-for-personality-disorders-in-older-adults
#11
Inge Debast, Gina Rossi, S P J van Alphen
The alternative model for personality disorders in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ( DSM-5) is considered an important step toward a possibly better conceptualization of personality pathology in older adulthood, by the introduction of levels of personality functioning (Criterion A) and trait dimensions (Criterion B). Our main aim was to examine age-neutrality of the Short Form of the Severity Indices of Personality Problems (SIPP-SF; Criterion A) and Personality Inventory for DSM-5-Brief Form (PID-5-BF; Criterion B)...
April 2018: Assessment
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29372339/mind-body-therapies-for-late-life-mental-and-cognitive-health
#12
REVIEW
Kelsey T Laird, Pattharee Paholpak, Michael Roman, Berna Rahi, Helen Lavretsky
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: A growing body of research supports the use of mind-body therapies (MBTs) as minimally invasive and effective approaches for the management of late-life mood and cognitive disorders. RECENT FINDINGS: Recent randomized controlled trials and meta-analyses indicate that MBTs are effective for enhancing well-being, mood, sleep, and cognition in older adults. Evidence suggests that mindful movement (e.g., yoga, tai chi, walking meditation) may even outperform conventional physical exercise with regard to effects on quality of life, mood, and cognitive functioning...
January 25, 2018: Current Psychiatry Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29368239/ethical-legal-and-forensic-issues-in-geriatric-psychiatry
#13
REVIEW
Rajesh R Tampi, Juan Young, Silpa Balachandran, Dhweeja Dasarathy, Deena Tampi
PURPOSE OF THE REVIEW: To evaluate the ethical, legal and forensic issues that is faced by the older adult population. RECENT FINDINGS: Many older individuals will face a host of ethical, medical and legal issues associated with their care. Most prominent among these issues are the maintenance of autonomy while ensuring their safety and the safety of individuals who care for them. Decisions regarding end of life including the formulation of advance directives add to the complexity of care for these older adults...
January 25, 2018: Current Psychiatry Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29355476/international-psychogeriatrics-turns-a-new-page-new-editor-begins-his-term
#14
Dilip V Jeste
It is a great honor and a privilege to be appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief of the International Psychogeriatrics (IPG), the flagship journal of the premier international geriatric psychiatry organization - the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA). I am a proud Life Member of the IPA, and have been involved in different activities of the IPA over the past three decades.
January 2018: International Psychogeriatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29335139/-the-analogon-a-caregiving-resource-in-geriatric-psychiatry
#15
REVIEW
Cyril Hazif-Thomas, Philippe Thomas
Few caregivers know what analogons are, yet they use them on occasion, intuitively, for the benefit of their patients. An analogon, an identifying object, enables patients with cognitive disorders to 'decipher' their environment and find meaning in it. Caregivers sometimes use analogons without being aware of the theory behind them.
January 2018: Soins. Gérontologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29298301/mapping-of-global-scientific-research-in-comorbidity-and-multimorbidity-a-cross-sectional-analysis
#16
Ferrán Catalá-López, Adolfo Alonso-Arroyo, Matthew J Page, Brian Hutton, Rafael Tabarés-Seisdedos, Rafael Aleixandre-Benavent
BACKGROUND: The management of comorbidity and multimorbidity poses major challenges to health services around the world. Analysis of scientific research in comorbidity and multimorbidity is limited in the biomedical literature. This study aimed to map global scientific research in comorbidity and multimorbidity to understand the maturity and growth of the area during the past decades. METHODS AND FINDINGS: This was a cross-sectional analysis of the Web of Science...
2018: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290578/combating-stigma-against-dementia-a-role-for-geriatric-psychiatry
#17
EDITORIAL
Jimmy N Avari, Barnett S Meyers
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2018: American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29224729/different-cognitive-complaint-profiles-in-memory-clinic-and-depressive-patients
#18
Lisa Miebach, Steffen Wolfsgruber, Ingo Frommann, Rachel Buckley, Michael Wagner
OBJECTIVE: Cognitive complaints are considered early indicators of incipient Alzheimer's disease (AD) but are very common in geriatric patients, especially in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). The clinical assessment of cognitive complaints is still poorly operationalized. Recent qualitative research suggests that certain phenomenologic complaint themes may have some specificity for prodromal AD. The aim of the study was to replicate and explore their occurrence in a clinical setting...
April 2018: American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29203118/emerging-trends-in-undergraduate-medical-education-implications-for-geriatric-psychiatry
#19
EDITORIAL
Kirsten M Wilkins, Deborah Wagenaar, William B Brooks
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 7, 2017: American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29188347/-from-boxing-to-geriatric-psychiatry-facets-from-the-work-of-east-german-social-psychiatrist-bernhard-schwarz-1918-1991
#20
REVIEW
K Bart, H Steinberg
For the first time, this study presents publications representative for the work of the neurologist and sports physician Bernhard Schwarz, whose career spans from the 1950s to the 1970s. His work is characterized by exceptional originality. Schwarz acted as the physician of the GDR national boxing team and conducted a systematic long-term study of 800 boxers. He found increased occurrences of depression, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and suggested that these were linked to recurring craniocerebral injury...
November 29, 2017: Der Nervenarzt
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