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Psychogeriatric assessment of dementia.
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PMID:  7434119     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Psychogeriatric assessment depends upon a multidisciplinary approach to psychiatric morbidity in the elderly. The assessment correlates the psychological, physical and social factors that contribute towards the psychiatric presentation in each individual case. Applied to the problem of dementia, such an approach enables accurate diagnosis, rationalization of treatment, and planning of management, future care and placement.
H M Hecht
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0256-9574     ISO Abbreviation:  S. Afr. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1980 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-01-29     Completed Date:  1981-01-29     Revised Date:  2014-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404520     Medline TA:  S Afr Med J     Country:  SOUTH AFRICA    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  697-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dementia / diagnosis*,  psychology,  therapy

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