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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 also[edit | edit source]
- Animal-assisted therapy with older adults
- Geriatric psychiatry
- Geriatric patients
- Physiological aging
References[edit | edit source]
- Hepple, J., Wilkinson, P. and Pearce, J. (2002). Psychological Therapies with Older People. Brunner-Routledge.