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1

APA (2002) notes that the most common mental health problems among older adults are, in order of incidence, __________, severe cognitive impairment, and __________.

  • Anxiety
  • Depression

2

APA (2004) notes that older adults may respond to therapeutic interventions to an extent comparable with younger adults, but "often respond more _______."

Slowly.

3

Gatz et al. (1998) conclude that ___________ and ___________ interventions have been found effective for older adults with behavior problems associated with dementia.

  • Behavior
  • Environmental

4

Gatz et al. (1998) conclude that ________ and __________ retraining have been found "probably efficacious" for patients with dementia.

  • Memory
  • Cognitive

5

Gatz et al. (1998) conclude that _________, behavioral, and brief __________ therapies have been shown to be "probably efficacious" as treatments for depression.

  • Cognitive
  • Psychodynamic

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