Year: 1993 Source: New York: Springer Publishing Company, 1993. p.66-95 SIEC No: 19950402

Basic procedures of the assessment interview, monitoring of depression & response to the therapeutic process are detailed in this chapter. It outlines a 7-phase psychotherapeutic process, summarizes 9 commonalities in treatment of the suicidal elderly, emphasizes a multi-determined approach, & includes case examples. Negative therapeutic reaction, the patient/therapist relationship, transference, countertransference, & ageism are discussed. Measures for managing therapist stress are outlined.