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Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges
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Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges

A Guide to Assessment and Treatment
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ISBN-13:
9781849051088
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
15.05.2011
Seiten:
176
Autor:
Ian Andrew James
Gewicht:
262 g
Format:
230x163x12 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

The author describes the different categories and causes of challenging behaviour in people with dementia, and provides tried-and-tested models which aid identification, assessment and treatment. A thorough evaluation of the use of psychotropic medication is provided, as well as of a wide range of psychological and biopsychosocial interventions.
Introduction. 1. Introduction to Behaviours that Challenge. 2. Causes and Assessments. 3. Using Psychotropic Medication to Treat Challenging Behaviour. 4. Psychological and Other Non-pharmacological Approaches. 5. Conceptual Models Used to Aid Assessment and Treatment. 6. The Newcastle Service: An Illustration of a Specialist Challenging Behaviour Team's Clinical Model. 7. Case Studies. 8. Service Development and Provision. References. Index.
Practical tools and protocols placing the emphasis on non-pharmacological treatments for challenging behaviour. A much-needed book for all professionals involved in dementia care.