Conclusion: ageing and mental health in the global community

Cummings, Sherry, Ponnuswami, Ilango, Li, Wendy, and Park, Hong-Jae (2016) Conclusion: ageing and mental health in the global community. In: Li, Wendy Wen, Cummings, Sherry M., Ponnuswami, Ilango, and Park, Hong-Jae, (eds.) Ageing and Mental Health: global perspectives. Nova Science Publishers, New York, NY, USA, pp. 197-208.

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Abstract

To respond to the ageing world, this book sets out to help researchers, policy makers, service providers, and students develop their knowledge of the issues associated with ageing and mental health throughout the world. Written by 21 gerontological experts from Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, and Oceania, this book provides an understanding of issues related to ageing and mental health from global perspectives. This chapter attempts to integrate the core findings of this book. It reinforces the need for policies and aged care services to respond to the diversity in mental health services for older people in socially, culturally, and geographically different settings. The chapter demonstrates that the findings have important implications for policy making, service provision, and the conduct of gerontological research.

Item ID: 44611
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-63484-777-3
Keywords: global perspective, mental health, aged care, policy, services
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2016 23:32
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160508 Health Policy @ 50%
17 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES > 1701 Psychology > 170102 Developmental Psychology and Ageing @ 50%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920410 Mental Health @ 100%
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