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Volume 7, suplement 1

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The place of psychogeriatry among medical disciplines

ADAM BILIKIEWICZ1
1. Katedry i II Kliniki Chorób Psychicznych AM w Gdańsku
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 1998, 7, suplement 1 (6), 7-12
Keywords: psychogeriatry, holistic approach to the patient

Abstract

Discussing the interdisciplinary character of psychogeriatry and its place among other medical specialties the author points to the need for observing the holistic paradigm in treating the elderly patient in health and illness.

Address for correspondence:
Prof. Adam Bilikiewicz,
Katedra i II Klinika Chorób Psychicznych AM,
ul. Srebrniki 1, 80-282 Gdańsk