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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Neuroses in old age.,
  • Neuroses in old age -- Complications.,
  • Neurotic Disorders -- in old age.,
  • Aged -- psychology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by James Lindesay.
SeriesOxford medical publications
ContributionsLindesay, James, 1964-
LC ClassificationsRC530 .N486 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1271821M
ISBN 100192623966
LC Control Number95003085

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  Neurotic Disorders in the Elderly by James Lindesay, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Neurotic Disorders in the Elderly: James Lindesay: We use cookies to give you the best possible : James Lindesay. neurotic disorder: [ noo͡-rot´ik ] 1. pertaining to or characterized by neurosis. 2. a person affected with a neurosis. neurotic disorder neurosis.   in the current version of the DSM (Diagnostic Statistical Manual), neurotic disorders are not actually recognized as a value diagnostic entity. However, as a general rule of thumb, a neurotic disorder can be class as such when there is a degree or number of distressing symptoms are generally classed as alien from the individual. Chapter 98 Epidemiology of Neurotic Disorders First published: 15 April Summary Neurotic disorders are grouped as a special category (the group) in ICD‐9. [] The epidemiology of anxiety disorders: an age comparison. In: Salzman, C, Lebowitz, BD eds. Anxiety in .

The authors of this book posit the view that much more can be learned from taking a broad, dimensional view of neurotic disorders in elderly people rather than by adopting the narrow, categorical approach of, for example, the DSM classifications. ‘Neurotic disorders’ is a global term used to cover minor psychiatric conditions such as anxiety, depression, obsessional and phobic neuroses. They are mental disorders without an organic basis and where the patient does not lose touch with reality. The increasing proportion of elderly people in society is a great challenge to social services. This work examines the psychological disorders to which the elderly are prone, providing a comprehensive guide to diagnosis and by: “Neurotic suffering indicates inner conflict. Each side of the conflict is likely to be a composite of many partial forces, each one of which has been structured into behavior, attitude, perception, value.

Bebbington P, Hurry J, Tennant C, Sturt E, Wing JK. Epidemiology of mental disorders in Camberwell. Psychol Med. Aug; 11 (3)– [Myers JK, Weissman MM, Tischler GL, Holzer CE, 3rd, Leaf PJ, Orvaschel H, Anthony JC, Boyd JH, Burke JD, Jr, Kramer M, et al. Six-month prevalence of psychiatric disorders in three communities to Cited by: The importance of understanding the meaning of “neurotic” in terms of character adaptations is that we are all neurotic some of the time, even if we might be low on the trait of neuroticism. Neurosis is a class of functional mental disorders involving chronic distress but neither delusions nor term is no longer used by the professional psychiatric community in the United States, having been eliminated from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in with the publication of DSM is still used in the ICD Chapter V F40–Specialty: Psychiatry, clinical psychology. NEUROTIC DISORDERS (NEUROSES) = ANXIETY DISORDERS. ANXIETY a diffuse, unpleasant, vague sense of apprehension, often accompanied by autonomic symptoms, such as headache, perspiration, palpitations, tightness in the chest, mild stomach discomfort, and restlessness (inability to sit or stand still for long)File Size: KB.