Books


THERAPY WITH OLDER CLIENTS: KEY STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS
Marc E. Agronin, M.D.

W.W. Norton, 2010

“Required reading for any professional working with an older population.”
– Sophie Freud

In the rich narrative of Therapy with Older Clients: Key Strategies for Success, Dr. Agronin presents a comprehensive yet practical guide to working therapeutically with older clients as seen through the eyes of a seasoned and dedicated clinician.

The strategies outlined in the book’s nine chapters combine information on the aging process and its impact on the major psychiatric disorders with instructions on how to cultivate empathy and understanding for age-specific challenges. Key elements include countertransference with older clients, age-guided evaluation, working with caregivers, and end-of-life issues. All major forms of individual and group therapy are described in detail and then illustrated through real-life case studies.


ALZHEIMER DISEASE AND OTHER DEMENTIAS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE
Marc E. Agronin, M.D.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008

“An excellent resource for busy practitioners in need of quick information on dementia.”
-Frank Brown, MD, MBA

Using a conversational style and plenty of clinical vignettes, this pocket-sized paperback covers all aspects of dementia assessment and management in a practical and detailed way that can be brought right into the clinic. All major forms of dementia, including Alzheimer disease, vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, and dementias associated with medical conditions are discussed in concise chapters with helpful tables, figures, and case discussions. An index of pocket cards in the back of the book provides handy references for day-to-day clinical work.

Alzheimer Disease - Marc Agronin


PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY
Edited by Marc E. Agronin, M.D. and Gabe J. Maletta, MD, PhD
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006

Written by noted authorities in geriatric psychiatry, this volume is a clinically oriented guide to the diagnostic workup and treatment of psychiatric and neuropsychiatric disorders in elderly patients. The book describes in detail the neurologic and neuropsychiatric patient assessment and the use of all treatment modalities, both psychotherapeutic and pharmacologic, in elderly patients.

Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry


A WOMAN’S GUIDE TO OVERCOMING SEXUAL FEAR & PAIN
Aurelie Jones Goodwin, EdD and Marc E. Agronin, MD
New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 1997

“ . . . wonderfully clear, complete, detailed, and reassuring. . .”
– Kathleen Logan Prince

This workbook offers a gentle and effective guide to help women understand and begin to overcome the fear or pain that inhabits or blocks their sexuality. Interweaving the voices of women who have struggled with these problems, the authors provide a series of exercises designed to help the readers map the terra incognitia of their own bodies and sexuality and work through healing treatment plans for specific problems.

A Woman's Guide to Overcoming Sexual Fear & Pain [Paperback]