Psychiatric Services in Long-Term Care

Marc E. Agronin, Stephen M. Scheinthal, Ashok J. Bharucha

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrinciples and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry
Subtitle of host publicationThird Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780470747230
StatePublished - Dec 2 2010


  • Common psychiatric diagnoses - issues relevant to LTC settings
  • Communication with family members - and caregivers, critical and yet neglected roles of psychiatric consultant
  • Increase in number of individuals - living in long-term care (LTC) facilities
  • OBRA Interpretive Guidelines - for specific psychotropics
  • Psychiatric issues - increasing risk of harm and liability
  • Psychiatric services - in long-term care
  • Recognition and treatment - of adjustment reactions to LTC placement
  • Regulations, psychiatric care in LTC settings - under scrutiny from US state and federal governments
  • Role of geriatric-trained psychiatrist - in LTC setting, psychiatric consultations and follow-up care for residents
  • Roles of psychiatrist - in LTC settings

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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