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Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

Psychological Assessment

  • AIWH 2003.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) (2002) Australia's Health 2002. AIHW, Canberra.



  • Arean PA, 2002.

Areán, P. A., Alvidrez, J., Barrera, A., Robinson, G. S., & Hicks, S. (2002). Would older medical patients use psychological services?  The Gerontologist, 42, 392-398. 



  • Bartels SJ, 2005.

Bartels, S.J., Blow, F.C., Brockmann, L.M., & Van Citters, A.D. (2005). Substance abuse and mental health care among older Americans: The state of the knowledge and future directions. Rockville, MD: WESTAT.


  • Engel G, 1980.

Engel G (1990) The clinical application of the biopsychosocial model. American Journal of Psychiatry, 137, 535-544.



  • Gabrel C, 1997.

Gabrel, C. & Jones, A. (1997) The National Nursing Home Survey: 1997 Summary. National Center for Health Statistics. Vital Health Statistics, 13, 147.



  • IOM, 2012.

Institute of Medicine. (2012). The Mental Health and Substance Use Workforce for Older Adults: In Whose Hands?     



  • Jolley D, 2004.

Jolley D, Kosky N, Holloway F (2004) Older people with long-standing mental illness: The graduates. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 10, 27-34. 



  • Karel  MJ, 2012.

Karel, M. J., Gatz, M., Smyer, M. (2012). Aging and mental health in the decade ahead: What psychologists need to know. American Psychologist. Vol. 67 (184-198).



  • Koh S, 2010.

Koh, S., Blank, K., Cohen, C. I., Cohen, G., Faison, W., Kennedy, G., et al. (2010). Public's view of mental health services for the elderly: responses to dear Abby.Psychiatric Services, 61(11), 1146-1149.


  • Light E, 1991.

Light E, Lebowitz BD (1991) The Elderly with Chronic Mental Illness. Springer, New York.


  • Meeks S,2014.

Suzanne Meeks , Kimberly Van Haitsma, Ben Schoenbachler and Stephen W. Looney. BE-ACTIV for Depression in Nursing Homes: Primary Outcomes of a Randomized Clinical Trial. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci (2014)



  • Rickwood RD, 2006.

Rickwood D (2006). Pathways of Recovery: Preventing Further Episodes of Mental Illness (Monograph). Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra.


  • Rowe JW, 1997.

Rowe JW, Kahn RL (1997) Successful aging. Gerontologist, 37, 433–440


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These are references for Psychological Assessment

The Psychological Assessment is one of 8 domains of the

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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