Neuropsychological Tools for Dementia

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  • Author : Helmut Hildebrandt
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 412 pages
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Neuropsychological Tools for Dementia

Neuropsychological Tools for Dementia
  • Author : Helmut Hildebrandt
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 November 2020
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Neuropsychological Tools for Dementia: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment takes a unique approach by combining the neuroscientific background of neuropsychology, neuropsychological tools for diagnosis and disease staging, and neuropsychological treatment into one comprehensive book for researchers and clinicians. Sections present an introduction to neuropsychological assessment in dementias, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia (alpha-synucleinopathies), atypical Parkinson’s diseases (tauopathies), language and behavioral variants of frontotemporal lobe degeneration, and normal pressure hydrocephalus. Each chapter elucidates the point that

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia
  • Author : Lisa D. Ravdin,Heather L. Katzen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 14 September 2012
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With the aging of the baby boomers and medical advances that promote longevity, older adults are rapidly becoming the fastest growing segment of the population. As the population ages, so does the incidence of age related disorders. Many predict that 15% - 20% of the baby-boomer generation will develop some form of cognitive decline over the course of their lifetime, with estimates escalating to up to 50% in those achieving advanced age. Although much attention has been directed at Alzheimer’s disease, the

Diagnostic Issues in Dementia

Diagnostic Issues in Dementia
  • Author : Trey Sunderland,Dilip V. Jeste,Olusegun Baiyewu,Paul J. Sirovatka,Darrel A. Regier
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release : 20 May 2008
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Advancing the Research Agenda for DSM-V, Diagnostic Issues in Dementia comprises nine chapters with research suggestions for consideration for the upcoming DSM-V process, reflecting the nascent effort toward a new diagnostic nomenclature in the still rapidly evolving field of dementia. Here, 18 experts provide critical pieces of the dementia diagnostic story: The all-important neuropathological criteria of Alzheimer's disease and the aging brain; current epidemiologic literature and the challenges of making even minor changes in the general definition of dementia; and a

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Advancing Knowledge Into the Clinical Assessment of Dementia
  • Author : Simon Thompson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 07 December 2021
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The aim of the present thesis was to identify and measure cognitive and social abilities in people with dementia and learning disabilities. In Chapter 1, normal ageing was discussed, distinguishing it from abnormal ageing and highlighting the problems it brings in terms of physical and psychological factors. Normal memory was also discussed and how the processes involved may be effected by dementia. Definitions of dementia were discussed in detail, outlining the neuropathology, neuropsychology and clinical signs of Alzheimer's disease, and the

The Boston Process Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment

The Boston Process Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Author : Lee Ashendorf, PhD,Rod Swenson,David J. Libon,David Libon
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 15 August 2013
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The Boston Process Approach to neuropsychological assessment, advanced by Edith Kaplan, has a long and well-respected history in the field. However, its theoretical and empirical support has not previously been assembled in an easily accessible format. This volume fills that void by compiling the historical, empirical, and practical teachings of the Process Approach. The reader will find a detailed history of the precursors to this model of thought, its development through its proponents such as Harold Goodglass, Nelson Butters, Laird

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 17 December 2018
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Compiled reviews of the recent literature are a long established tradition in the laboratory and clinical sciences, and bring to their professions a useful and timely summary of the advances that have been made in the field. Neuropsychology has matured as a science and profession to support a like effort to summarize, across domains, the direction and momentum in the field. The authors are authorities in the subjects they review and provide for the investigator, practitioner and student an overview

Dementia

Dementia
  • Author : Mario Maj,Norman Sartorius
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 07 July 2003
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Dementia is most frequently associated with aging and is, at present, under-diagnosed and under-represented all over the world. Discrepancies in the diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions implemented in the various clinical contexts are significant and consequently, the need for a review of the currently available research evidence and a discussion of different clinical practices is urgently needed. This book provides a much needed review of the diagnostic procedures and the implementations of therapeutic interventions. * Provides accompanying commentaries by an outstanding

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  • Author : Karen Barney,Margaret Perkinson
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 11 December 2015
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Look no further for the book that provides the information essential for successful practice in the rapidly growing field of gerontological occupational therapy! Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults is a new, comprehensive text edited by OT and gerontological experts Karen Frank Barney and Margaret Perkinson that takes a unique interdisciplinary and collaborative approach in covering every major aspects of geriatric gerontological occupational therapy practice. With 30 chapters written by 70 eminent leaders in gerontology and OT, this book covers the entire continuum

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Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Author : MD Kenneth M. Heilman,Edward Valenstein, MD
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 13 October 2011
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Since its first publication in 1979, Clinical Neuropsychology has been a valued resource for students and scientists interested in brain-behavior relationships. The text covers all of the major syndromes, but reflects the major advances in understanding and treatment of neurobehavioral disorders since the previous edition was published.

Dementia

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  • Author : Patrick McNamara
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 07 December 2021
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Offers scientists and health care professionals the latest research on the history, diagnosis, and prevention of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, possible biological causes, and treatments that use and avoid using medication.

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  • Author : José García-Alonso,César Fonseca
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 07 December 2021
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This book gathers revised selected papers from the 3rd International Workshop on Gerontechnology, IWoG 2020, held on October 5-6, 2020, in Évora, Portugal. They reports on cutting-edge technologies and optimized workflows for promoting active aging and assisting and elderly people at home, as well as in healthcare centers. It discusses the main challenges in the development, use and delivery of health care services and technologies. Not only they proposes solutions for improving in practice the monitoring and management of health parameters and

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Virtual and Augmented Reality  Concepts  Methodologies  Tools  and Applications
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 02 March 2018
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Virtual and augmented reality is the next frontier of technological innovation. As technology exponentially evolves, so do the ways in which humans interact and depend upon it. Virtual and Augmented Reality: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on the trends, techniques, and uses of virtual and augmented reality in various fields, and examines the benefits and challenges of these developments. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics, such as human-computer interaction, digital

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Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders
  • Author : Irene Litvan
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 27 October 2007
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A comprehensive review of what is known not only about the cause and treatment of atypical parksonian disorders, but also the issues that clinicians, researchers, patients, and caregivers face in dealing with them. The authors cover the basic science (history, epidemiology, genetics, pathology, nosology, computer modeling, and animal models), detailed clinical and laboratory assessments, and available diagnostic tools, including neuropsychiatric, neurologic, neuropsychologic, speech, electrophysiologic, and imaging evaluations. Current and future therapeutic approaches are also detailed, along with extensive discussions about

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Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Parkinson s Disease
  • Author : Murat Emre
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 08 January 2015
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In this edited volume, experts on the treatment of dementia associated with Parkinson's Disease (PD) describe in detail the current status of knowledge in their respective area of expertise. The importance and clinical relevance of cognitive impairment and dementia in PD is emphasized, all relevant aspects including epidemiology, full and detailed spectrum of clinical features, current knowledge on pathology, neurochemistry and genetics, findings in auxillary investigations, relation to other neurodegenerative disorders, diagnostic process and management are described, rounded-up by discussion

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  • Author : Joel E. Morgan,Joseph H. Ricker
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 26 February 2016
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Containing 50 chapters by some of the most prominent clinical neuropsychologists, the Textbook of Clinical Neuropsychology sets a new standard in the field in its scope, breadth, and scholarship. Unlike most other books in neuropsychology, the Textbook is organized primarily around syndromes, disorders, and related clinical phenomena. Written for the clinician at all levels of training, from the beginner to the journeyman, the Textbook presents contemporary clinical neuropsychology in a comprehensive volume. Chapters are rich with reviews of the literature and