Gerontology Professor and Graduate Student review Late-Onset Schizophrenia Research

Georgia State University Gerontology Assistant Professor Ann Pearman and former Gerontology Master’s student Abhinandan Batra have a featured review article in the recent issue of Clinical Gerontologist:

Dr. Ann Pearman, GSU Gerontology Professor

Dr. Ann Pearman, GSU Gerontology Professor

Pearman, A., & Batra, A. (2012). Late-onset schizophrenia: A review for clinicians. Clinical Gerontologist, 35, 126-147.

The article includes a discussion of the relatively recent recognition of Late-Onset Schizophrenia (LOS) as a condition affecting the 40-60 year-old age group, and an overview of its identifying features to aid clinicians in its diagnosis and treatment.  You might also check out these books in the Georgia State University Library on the subject:

Harvey, P. D. (2005). Schizophrenia in late life: Aging effects on symptoms and course of illness. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association.

Howard, R., Rabins, P. V., & Castle, D. J. (1999). Late onset schizophrenia. Philadelphia, PA: Wrightson Biomedical Pub.

 

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One Response to Gerontology Professor and Graduate Student review Late-Onset Schizophrenia Research

  1. Tria says:

    I thought that most of the 40 – 60 years old people are alzheimer disease. If it is Schizophrenia, it will be hard for the family members to accept the fact.

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