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Dementia by Alistair S. Burns
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Dementia of the Alzheimer Type.- Dementia: Historical Overview.- The Scale of the Problem.- The Differential Diagnosis of Dementia.- Cognitive and Noncognitive Aspects of Dementia Syndromes: An Overview.- Longitudinal Changes in Cognition.- Survival in Alzheimer’s Disease.- Subtypes of Alzheimer’s Disease.- Heterogeneity in Alzheimer’s Disease: A European View.- Risk Factors for Dementia.- Cholinergic Component of Cognitive Impairment in Dementia.- Abnormalities in Non-Cholinergic Neurotransmitter Systems in Alzheimer’s Disease.- The Neuropathology of Alzheimer’s Disease.- Molecular Pathobiology of Alzheimer’s Disease.- Animal Models of Alzheimer’s Disease.- The Role of Aluminium in Dementia of Alzheimer’s Type: A Review of the Hypotheses and Summary of the Evidence.- Genetic Factors.- Benign Senescent Forgetfulness and Age Associated Memory Impairment.- The Clinical Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease.- Neuropsychological Investigations of Dementia.- Rating Scales.- The Neurophysiology of Dementia.- Peripheral Markers in Alzheimer’s Disease.- Computed Tomography.- Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy in Dementia.- Single Photon Emission Tomography.- Positron Emission Tomography.- Nerve Growth Factor and Other Biological Treatments: An Overview.- Non-Cholinergic Therapies of Dementia.- Cholinergic Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease.- Treatments for Psychiatric Symptoms and Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia.- Management of the Family.- Psychological Treatments.- Services for Dementia: A British View.- Dementia Services: A Continental European View.- North American Services for Patients with Dementia.- Psychogeriatric Services to Demented Elderly in Japan.- Dementia Services: An Australian View.- Non-Alzheimer Dementia.- Vascular Dementia: Definitions, Epidemiology and Clinical Features.- Leukoaraiosis.- Vascular Dementia: Pathological Findings.- Depression Induced Cognitive Impairment.- Dementia Associated with Alcohol.- Down’s Syndrome and Dementia of the Alzheimer Type.- Cognitive Changes in Late Paraphrenia.- Dementia in Parkinson’s Disease and Lewy Body Disease.- Pick’s Disease.- Huntington’s Disease.- Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).- Cognitive Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis.- Unusual Forms of Dementia.- Dementia of Frontal Lobe Type.- Progressive Aphasia and Other Focal Syndromes.- Prion Diseases.
Springer US; June 2013
865 pages; ISBN 9781461568056
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Title: Dementia
Author: Alistair S. Burns; Raymond A. Levy
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