Tag Archives: Alcohol Misuse Services for Older People

Our Invisible Addicts: Updated Edition (Royal College of Psychiatrists / BBC News / ONS / Wiley)

Summary The Royal College of Psychiatrists has published a second edition of the “Our Invisible Addicts” report, which presents updates to evidence concerning mental health aspects of alcohol and substance misuse in the “baby boomer” generation. It advises that substance … Continue reading

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NICE Guideline on Mid-Life Interventions to Delay or Prevent Dementia Onset (NICE)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a new guideline concerning mid-life approaches to delay or prevent the onset of dementia, disability and frailty in later life. This guideline is based on evidence, such as … Continue reading

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NICE Pathways: New or Recently Updated Care Pathways (NICE)

[A version of this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013]. Summary NICE Pathways is a collection of online resources which summarise selected NICE guidelines, and related information, in interactive topic-based flowcharts. … Continue reading

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Alcoholic Dementia and Alcohol-Related Dementia (Royal College of Psychiatrists)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 1, August 2011]. Summary Various psychiatric comorbidities of substance misuse are not uncommon in older people; these include intoxication and delirium, withdrawal syndromes, anxiety, … Continue reading

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