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Aging and mental disorder in San Francisco

Marjorie Fiske Lowenthal

Aging and mental disorder in San Francisco

a social psychiatric study

by Marjorie Fiske Lowenthal

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geriatric psychiatry.,
  • Social psychiatry.,
  • Older people -- California -- San Francisco.,
  • Mentally ill -- California -- San Francisco.,
  • Aged -- San Francisco.,
  • Mental Disorders -- Aged.,
  • Community Psychiatry.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 317-328.

    Statement[by] Marjorie Fiske Lowenthal [and] Paul L. Berkman and associates Gerard G. Brissette [and others]
    SeriesThe Langley Porter Institute studies of aging, Langley Porter Institute studies of aging
    ContributionsBerkman, Paul L.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 341 p.
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14059686M
    LC Control Number67013168

    Community Behavioral Health Services Program Description. The San Francisco Behavioral Health Plan offers a full range of specialty Behavioral health services provided by a culturally diverse network of community Behavioral health programs, clinics and private psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists.   The State of Mental Health and Aging in America This report series and interactive data website provide a framework for examining the mental health of adults age 50 and older in the United States. The first Issue Brief and data website review existing data and lay the foundation for understanding key issues related to mental health in older adults.

    The median age of the homeless in San Francisco increased 9 years over the year period – In the most recent sample, one third were aged 50 or older. This aging rate far exceeds that in the general population, and is consistent with trends from 5 North American cities 6, 13 – 17 (Fig. 1).Cited by:   Besides dementia, hoarding disorder is the only mental health disorder that increases in severity and prevalence with age.

    Find Elderly Persons Disorders Psychiatrists in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, get help from a San Francisco Elderly Persons Disorders Psychiatrist in San Francisco, get help. The books that mostly commonly go missing — and are assumed to be stolen — at the San Francisco Public Library. the San Francisco Public Library may surprise you Mental Disorder" is.


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