Psychiatric assessment in older age


Authors: M. Ondriášová
Authors‘ workplace: Psychiatrická klinika Slovenskej zdravotníckej univerzity, Bratislava
Published in: Geriatrie a Gerontologie 2012, 1, č. 1: 33-37
Category: Original Article/Study

Overview

Cognitive impairment in older age can disturb functioning and autonomy of older people. This review will adress possibilities of clinical psychiatric assessment and tests and need for narrow collaboration between gerontopsychiatrists and geriatrists.

Key words:
older adults – cognitive function


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