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Handbook of Dementing Illness
Second Edition
edited by John C. Morris

Handbook of Dementing Illness provides the most recent clinical, epidemiological, and neurodiagnostic information related to the care and treatment of dementing illnesses-addressing subjects of vital importance such as ethics, neuropsychology, neuroimaging, and neuropathology to stand as the foremost guide on the topic.

Features:

  • Contains completely new and updated chapters on genetics, biomarkers, fronto-temporal dementia, Lewy body disorders, prion-diseases, HIV-related dementia, depression, care-giving, anti-amyloid strategies, and methods of prevention
  • Provides a clear overview of the ethical, epidemiological, and clinical aspects of dementia
  • Covers pharmacological and nonpharmacological management approaches, including the control of challenging symptoms and behaviors associated with dementia
  • Examines current and future directions in drug therapy
  • Reviews the many individual illnesses that can result in cognitive impairment
  • Groups chapters into four major categories: neuronal degenerative disorders, other primary cerebral dementias, dementias caused by systemic disease, and psychiatric conditions

Contents

  1. Ethical Issues in Dementia
  2. Epidemiology of Dementia
  3. Healthy Brain Aging
  4. Neuropsychological Assessment in Dementia
  5. Neuroimaging in Dementia: Functional Imaging
  6. Neuropathology of Dementia
  7. Genetics of Dementia
  8. Biomarkers in Dementia
  9. Alzheimer's Disease
  10. Dementia in Down Syndrome
  11. Dementia with Lewy Bodies
  12. Frontotemporal Dementia
  13. Vascular Dementia
  14. Prion-diseases and Dementia
  15. A Clinical Approach to Symptomatic Hydrocephalus in the Elderly
  16. HIV-related Dementia
  17. Influence of Co-morbidities in Dementia
  18. Depression and Dementia
  19. Driving and Dementia
  20. Multi-Disciplinary Care-Planning Issues
  21. Caregivers and Dementia
  22. Pharmacotherapy: Primary Symptoms
  23. Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of AD
  24. Anti-Amyloid Strategies
  25. Prevention Strategies

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Second Edition
edited by John C. Morris

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