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'''Geriatric psychotherapy''' is [[psychotherapy]] used as a treatment for older adults. Just because people are over 65 does not mean that they no longer have difficulties requiring a psychotherapeutic approach. While many of the principle of working with younger adults are still relevent older adults do present with particular aspects that require specialist responses.
 
'''Geriatric psychotherapy''' is [[psychotherapy]] used as a treatment for older adults. Just because people are over 65 does not mean that they no longer have difficulties requiring a psychotherapeutic approach. While many of the principle of working with younger adults are still relevent older adults do present with particular aspects that require specialist responses.
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*[[Cognitive behaviour therapy with older adults]]
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*[[Counselling with older adults]]
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*[[Psychotherapy with older adults]]
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*[[Family therapy with older adults]]
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*[[Bereavement therapy with older adults]]
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*[[Reminiscence therapy]]
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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*[[Gerontology]]
 
*[[Gerontology]]
 
*[[Physiological aging]]
 
*[[Physiological aging]]
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==References==
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*Hepple, J., Wilkinson, P. and Pearce, J. (2002). Psychological Therapies with Older People. Brunner-Routledge.
   
 
[[Category:Geriatric psychotherapy]]
 
[[Category:Geriatric psychotherapy]]

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Geriatric psychotherapy is psychotherapy used as a treatment for older adults. Just because people are over 65 does not mean that they no longer have difficulties requiring a psychotherapeutic approach. While many of the principle of working with younger adults are still relevent older adults do present with particular aspects that require specialist responses.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Hepple, J., Wilkinson, P. and Pearce, J. (2002). Psychological Therapies with Older People. Brunner-Routledge.

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