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Hospital admissions in dementia

Elizabeth L. Sampson

in Supportive care for the person with dementia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199554133
eISBN:
9780191730269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554133.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter begins by addressing the following questions: How common is dementia in the acute hospital? Why are people with dementia admitted to the acute hospital? It then discusses the clinical ... More


Multimodal Acute Care

Justin M. Simpson and Glendon L. Moriarty

in Multimodal Treatment of Acute Psychiatric Illness: A Guide for Hospital Diversion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158831
eISBN:
9780231536097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158831.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes a multimodal acute care approach for people with severe mental illness (SMI). Clinicians must provide meaningful interventions that directly address issues causing crises so as ... More


Introduction

Martin Gorsky, John Mohan, and Tim Willis

in Mutualism and Health Care: Hospital Contributory Schemes in Twentieth-century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065781
eISBN:
9781781701423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065781.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about the history of the British hospital contributory schemes in the twentieth century. This volume provides a revised ... More


The social impact, prevalence, and contemporary short-term treatment of mental illness

Michael J. Silverman

in Music therapy in mental health for illness management and recovery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198735366
eISBN:
9780191802249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735366.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter functions as an introduction to mental illness as a multifaceted social problem in which music therapists have an integral treatment role. Mental illness is a prevalent and costly social ... More


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