Alcohol Problems in Older Adults by Kristen Barry
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Alcohol Problems in Older Adults
By Kristen Barry

Alcohol Problems in Older Adults

Prevention and Management

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Alcohol Problems in Older Adults by Kristen Barry

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This manual provides state-of-the-art, practical materials to detect, prevent, and intervene with older adults who are at-risk and problem drinkers. It provides the first systematic, practical approach for working with the growing vulnerable population of older adults who use alcohol at risk levels often unnoticed in everyday clinical practice. Including guides to alcohol screening, protocols for managing withdrawal care, and an English/Spanish Health Promotion Workbook for Older Adults, this book is designed as a hands-on text for use in a range of primary and mental health care settings. Physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, psychologists, and case managers will all be able to use it profitably.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780826114037
ISBN-10: 0826114032
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 8mm)
Pages: 156
Imprint: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Kristen Barry

Kristen L. Barry, PhD, is a Senior Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Psychiatry and the Associate Director of the national Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center (SMITREC) for the Department of Veteran Affairs. She has a number of active and pending NIH and university-based grants. Dr. Barry's primary research foci include: alcohol problem detection and brief alcohol interventions in ambulatory care settings; relationships between substance abuse, mental health, and physical health functioning; treatment efficacy for adults with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse disorders; women's alcohol use and mental health issues; and alcohol use by the elderly and related mental health issues.||Frederic C. Blow, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Senior Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan and is Director of the National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center (SMITREC) for the Department of Veteran Affairs, Ann Arbor, MI. His areas of research expertise including alcohol screening and diagnosis for older adults, serious mental illness and concurrent substance abuse, alcohol brief interventions in healthcare settings and mental health services research. Dr. Blow has been the principal investigator on numerous federal, state, and foundation grants and has published extensively in the areas of substance abuse screening/treatment and mental health. From 1996-98, Dr. Blow was Panel Chair for CSAT (Center for Substance Abuse Treatment) TIP (Treatment Improvement Protocol) on Substance Abuse Among Older Adults. Dr. Blow maintains an active role in both graduate and undergraduate teaching and the mentoring of pre- and post-doctoral students and junior faculty.

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