February 01, 2009
The Psychiatric Interview of Older Adults
Expires March 01, 2015

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Sample questions:
In gathering information from elderly patients concerning their present illness, you should assess their function and change in function. Two important parameters for this type of assessment are not normally included in the assessment of physical and psychiatric illness in younger adults. One of these parameters is social functioning. What is the other?
A primary goal of the clinician as an advocate for the psychiatrically ill older adult is to facilitate family support. Areas that are important to evaluate include all of the following except
Testing the memory of an older patient is an important component of the mental status examination. Asking the older person to repeat a word, phrase, or series of numbers assesses which component of memory?