Part of the authoritative Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry series, Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry, Third Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the developments in old age psychiatry since publication of the Second Edition in 2013, and remains an essential reference for anyone interested in the mental health care of older people.
Tom Dening is Professor of Dementia Research in the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences and Head of the Centre for Dementia in the Institute of Mental Health at the University of Nottingham, UK. Prof. Dening studied Medicine at Newcastle University and trained in Psychiatry in Cambridge and Oxford. His interests include the epidemiology of mental disorders in older people, treatment of dementia and depression in older people, psychiatric services and other
clinical topics. He has also published papers on neuropsychiatry, psychiatric symptoms and the history of psychiatry.
Alan Thomas is Professor of Old Age Psychiatry at Newcastle University and Honorary Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry at Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust. His research interests are clinical studies in dementia with Lewy bodies, the neuropathology of late-life depression, and wider dementia research. Professor Thomas is also the Clinical Director of the Newcastle Human Brain Tissue Resource at Newcastle University and Director of Brains for Dementia Research.
Robert Stewart is Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology and Clinical Informatics at King's College London. He has a particular interest in the nexus point of physical and mental health and leads the Clinical and Population Informatics theme of the SLAM Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health. Since its inception in 2007, Professor Stewart has served as the academic lead for the Clinical Record Interactive Search (CRIS).
John-Paul Taylor is Professor of Translational Dementia Research with the Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University and an Honorary Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry with the Northumberland, Tyne and Wear (NTW) NHS Trust. His research focuses on the application of neuroimaging and neurophysiological approaches in understanding symptom aetiology in Lewy body dementia. Professor Taylor also leads a specialist Lewy body dementia clinic in Newcastle and works in the local memory