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Practical psychiatry of old age, 3rd edn
  1. Simon Lovestone

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    Edited by J P Wattis, S Curran (Pp 268, £24.95). Published by Radcliffe Medical Press Ltd, Abingdon, 2001. ISBN 1857752457

    It is a curious thing that old age psychiatry is such a geographically weak discipline. There are many and excellent old age psychiatrists in Australia and Norway. The UK is arguably the home of old age psychiatry and the discipline is well established in the United States. However, in most European countries, let alone further afield, old age psychiatry as a discipline either doesn't exist or is limited in scope.

    This is a shame, as amply shown by …

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