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Handbook of Secondary Dementias
edited by Roger Kurlan

Handbook of Secondary Dementias compiles expert recommendations and research on the wide array of conditions that can secondarily impair cognition or behavior.

Features:

  • Explores dementias related to HIV infection, syphilis, and other sexually-transmitted diseases
  • Investigates cognitive decline associated with Parkinson's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, and other Parkinsonian conditions
  • Studies therapies to treat dementia when secondary to other illnesses
  • Evaluates management schemes for patients presenting memory loss or cognitive impairment
  • Details the cognitive and behavioral consequences of brain trauma, metabolic disorders, drugs, stroke, infections, neuromuscular diseases, and hydrocephalus
  • Discusses the cognitive effects of depression

Contents

  1. Dementia in Cerebrovascular Diseases
  2. Dementia in HIV Infection and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  3. Dementia in Prion Disorders
  4. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  5. Dementia After Traumatic Brian Injury
  6. Dementia in Multiple Sclerosis
  7. Dementia in Parkinson's Disease, Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Other Parkinsonian Disorders
  8. Dementia in Huntington's Disease and Other Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders
  9. Dementia in Neuromuscular Disorders
  10. Dementia in Metabolic Disorders of Children and Adults
  11. Drugs that Impair Cognition and Behavior
  12. Depressive Pseudo-Dementia

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Handbook of Secondary Dementias
edited by Roger Kurlan
2006 376 pages $228.95 + shipping
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