Counseling Troubled Older Adults is designed as a pastoral care textbook for use in theological seminaries and by ministers engaged in pastoral ministry with older persons. By providing this handbook for pastors and other religious caregivers, Koenig and Weaver provide a resource that will help improve the clinical skills of caregivers in working with older persons with symptoms of mental illnesses. It will inform clergy of the most recent research on how older people draw upon their faith to cope with crises. Contents: *The role of clergy in geriatric mental health * Case Studies: -depression -anxiety - Alzheimer's disease - major psychoses/schizophrenia - alcohol/drug/prescription abuse & dependence -Other disorders including somatization disorder, insomnia, sexual dysfuntion, elder abuse, etc. Helpful aids in the back include an index, glossary, and a list of agencies to contact for further information.
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Rev. Dr. Andrew Weaver is an ordained UM minister with 22 years' experience in ministry and a Clinical Psychologist. He is the associate publisher for Zion's Herald, a an independent religious journal of opinion, news, and reflection published by the Boston Wesleyan Association.
He has co-written or edited more than seven books published by Abingdon Press, including Reflections on Marriage and Spiritual Growth, Reflections on Forgiveness and Spiritual Growth, Reflections on Aging and Spiritual Growth, Counseling Troubled Older Adults, Counseling Troubled Teens and Their Families, and Counseling Families Across the Lifespan. Has worked extensively with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) survivors, a diagnosis that underlies this new book.
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