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Geriatric Psychiatry

When agitation and psychosis symptoms are severe, is an antipsychotic medication an option? Not always.

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This article reviews the different categories of elder abuse, emphasizing the role and requirements for psychiatrists, with a focus on financial elder abuse.

It is important to recognize and document the abilities and deficits of a patient in order to determine capacity.

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This article reviews a wide array of medicolegal, risk management, regulatory, and forensic mental health issues in the older population, which is growing at an accelerated rate.

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