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Acupuncture Treatment for Pain and Related Problems in the Elderly

Shu-Ming Wang and Brenda Golianu.

in Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Mental Health and Aging

December 2015; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Geriatric Medicine. 6485 words.

Pain is highly prevalent in the elderly. However, this condition is frequently underdiagnosed and undertreated due to an under-reporting of symptoms, the lack of knowledge about pain...

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ADA/Disability

Howard Forman.

in Landmark Cases in Forensic Psychiatry

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 1846 words.

Chapter 16 includes a group of cases that relate to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Most of the cases involve Title II of the act, specifically that no individual with a...

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Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Edward S. Brodkin.

in Autism Spectrum Disorder

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 9831 words.

Because the symptoms and severity of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are so heterogeneous, the particular transition issues and challenges for individuals on the autism spectrum and their...

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Aging and Mental Health from an Integrative East–West Perspective

Sonya E. Pritzker, Shelley Ochs, Edward Kwok-ho Hui and Ka-Kit Hui.

in Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Mental Health and Aging

December 2015; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Geriatric Medicine. 6408 words.

Integrative East-West medicine is a patient-centered and evidence-based approach that judiciously incorporates principles and therapeutic modalities from Chinese medicine with a...

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Alcoholic ketoacidosis: a case report and review of the literature

Nurulamin M. Noor, Krishna Basavaraju and Dan Sharpstone.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Gastroenterology; Addiction Medicine. 1328 words.

Alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA) is a cause of severe metabolic acidosis usually occurring in malnourished patients with a history of recent alcoholic binge, often on a background of alcohol...

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Anxiety and behaviour disorders

Terry Robinson and Jane E. Scullion.

in Old Age Psychiatry

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Old Age Psychiatry. 4724 words.

Anxiety presentations - The main anxiety disorders - Somatoform disorders and somatization - Drug treatments for anxiety disorders - Non-drug treatment for anxiety disorders - Alcohol in older...

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Applying Technology to Medication Management and Adherence

Leah L. Zullig, Ryan J. Shaw and Hayden B. Bosworth.

in Behavioral Health Care and Technology

November 2014; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 8886 words.

Medication non-adherence is one of the most significant and costly public health challenges today. Medication adherence requires a complex interplay between patients, providers, and...

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Autism Spectrum Disorder From a Family Perspective

Nancy Lurie Marks, Cathy Lurie and Clarence E. Schutt.

in Autism Spectrum Disorder

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 5201 words.

The diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has a profound and lasting effect on family life. A physician treating a person with ASD, even if just carrying out an initial evaluation,...

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Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Elderly

Peter V. Rabins.

in Autism Spectrum Disorder

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 3965 words.

Little is known about the life-course of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), but follow-up studies by Leo Kanner demonstrating a variable outcome into mid-life have been confirmed by recent...

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Ayurveda for Healthy Aging and Health-Related Conditions

Shirley Telles, Sachin Kumar Sharma, Arti Yadav and Acharya Balkrishna.

in Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Mental Health and Aging

December 2015; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Geriatric Medicine. 5727 words.

This chapter explores Ayurveda approaches to healthy aging and health-related conditions as a way to promote positive health throughout life, and to promote healthy aging. The basic...

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