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Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 3060295
  • Book
  • June 2015
  • 656 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
The first authoritative reference on clinical psychology and aging, the Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing was universally regarded as a landmark publication when it was first published in 1996. Fully revised and updated, the Second Edition retains the breadth of coverage of the original, providing a complete and balanced picture of all areas of clinical research and practice with older people. Contributions from the UK,  North America, Scandinavia and Australia provide a broad overview of the psychology of aging, psychological problems (including depression, anxiety, psychosis, and dementia), the current social service context, and assessment and intervention techniques.
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About the Editors viii

List of Contributors X

Preface XV

1 Introduction
Bob Woods 1

Part One: Ageing

2 Ageing and adaptation 17
Peter G. Coleman, Ann O’Hanlon

3 Memory and cognition in ageing 33
Boo Johansson

4 Ageing and physical health 57
Valerie Morrison

5 Death, dying and bereavement 75
Jan R. Oyebode

Part Two: Psychological Problems

6 Manifestations of depression and anxiety in older adults 97
Inger Hilde Nordhus

7 Suicide and attempted suicide in later life 111
Bob Woods

8 Psychological trauma in late life: conceptualization, assessment and treatment 121
Steve Davies

9 Late onset psychosis 133
Linda Clare, Sharon Giblin

10 Dementia as a biopsychosocial condition: implications for practice and research 145
Muma Downs, Linda Clare, Elizabeth Anderson

11 The Neuropsychology of dementia: Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders 161
Robin G. Morris

12 Parkinson’s disease 185
Peter Hobson

13 Stroke 201
Janet Cockbum

14 Sleep and insomnia in later life 219
Kevin Morgan

Part Three: Service Context

15 Values and diversity in working with older people 237
Kate Allan

16 Family caregiving: research and clinical intervention 255
Steven H. Zarit, Anne B. Edwards

17 Residential care 289
Bob Woods

18 Elder abuse and neglect 311
Alice Campbell Reay, Kevin D. Browne

19 Primary care psychology and older people 323
Gita E. Bhutani

20 Ageing, dementia and people with intellectual disability 34
Chris Oliver, Dawn Adams, Sunny Kalsy

21 Palliative care for people with dementia: principles, practice and implications 351
Katherine Froggatt, Murna Downs, Neil Small

Part Four: Assessment

22 Neuropsychological assessment of the older person 363
Linda Clare

23 Assessing function, behaviour and need 385
Adrienne Little, Breid Doherty

24 Assessing mood, wellbeing and quality of life 415
Bob Woods

25 Capacity and consent: empowering and protecting vulnerable older people 429
Charles Twining

Part Five: Intervention

26 The socio-cultural context in understanding older adults: contextual adult lifespan theory for adapting psychotherapy 439
Bob G. Knight, Cecilia Poon

27 Cognitive behaviour therapy with older people 457
Ken Laidlaw

28 Psychoanalysis and old age 473
Rachael Davenhill

29 Systemic interventions and older people 489
Alison Roper-Hall

30 Neuropsychological rehabilitation in later life: special considerations, contributions and future directions 505
Margaret Crossley

31 Psychological interventions with people with dementia 523
Bob Woods, Linda Clare

32 Interventions for family caregivers of people with dementia 549
Henry Brodaty, Karen Berman

33 Challenging behaviour in dementia: a psychosocial approach to intervention 571
Mike Bird, Esme Moniz-Cook

34 Interventions at the care team level 595
Dawn Brooker


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Robert T. Woods University of Wales, Bangor, UK.

Linda Clare University of Wales, Bangor, UK.
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