Psychiatric Consultation to a Continuing Care Retirement Community

Peter V. Rabins, Dean J. Storer, Martha P. Lawrence

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Abstract

Life care communities provide a continuum of residential services to the elderly. This report describes the provision of on-site psychiatric consultations to 82 individuals residing in one such community. Dementia and major depression were the most common diagnoses made.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)126-128
Number of pages3
JournalGerontologist
Volume32
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1992

Keywords

  • Confidentiality
  • Consent
  • On-site mental health care
  • Stigma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gerontology
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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