ERIC Number: EJ370040
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Significance of Premorbid Adjustment and Psychotherapy in Selected Case Studies.
Moore, James T.; Christenson, Randall M.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v26 n2 p117-28 1988
Proposes a model to help explain genesis of psychiatric symptoms in late life. Model (which is illustrated by case studies) suggests psychotherapeutic strategies and helps define methods of assessing therapeutic outcomes; it emphasizes importance of losses, premorbid adjustment, and mediating factors in determining whether stresses result in adaptation or symptom formation. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
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