In November 1999, a working group of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) convened to consider strategic recommendations for developing geriatric mental health services research as a scientific discipline. The resulting consensus statement summarizes the principles guiding mental health services research on late-life mental disorders, presents timely and topical priorities for investigation with the potential to benefit the lives of older adults and their families, and articulates a systematic program for expanding the supply of well-trained geriatric mental health services researchers. The agenda presented here is designed to address critical questions in provision of effective mental health care to an aging population and the health policies that govern its delivery.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry|
|State||Published - 2001|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
Partnerships between federal research funding agencies and national foundations (e.g., the Alzheimer's Association, MacArthur Foundation, and Hartford Foundation) for support of research training at the junior and senior levels
Increasing Research Funding for Geriatric Mental Health Services Within NIH