Neuropsychological Tools for Dementia

Written By Helmut Hildebrandt
Neuropsychological Tools for Dementia
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 November 2020
  • ISBN : 0128210737
  • Pages : 412 pages
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Download or read book entitled Neuropsychological Tools for Dementia by author: Helmut Hildebrandt which was release on 27 November 2020 and published by Academic Press with total page 412 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 neuropsychological measures provide the tools to differentiate disease-specific impairments from normal age-related cognitive decline, and from other neurodegenerative diseases. Moreover, the book discusses the possibility of helping patients through neuropsychological intervention. Case studies aid in the reader’s comprehension of the field, and two short guidelines for each disease’s specific assessment and treatment prepare readers for handling real-life patients. Includes epidemiological information regarding dementia Demonstrates the use of neuropsychological tests and screening tools in diagnosing and differentiating patients with dementia Outlines which investigation strategy and neuropsychological tests work best for assessing patients for different neurodegenerative diseases Reviews specific interventions to slow the progress of dementia wherever possible Discusses the neuropathology, diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Neuropsychological Tools for Dementia

Neuropsychological Tools for Dementia
  • Author : Helmut Hildebrandt
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-27
  • Total pages : 412
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : 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’...

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 Date : 2012-09-14
  • Total pages : 527
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : 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 ...

Neuropsychological Assessments of Dementia in Down Syndrome and Intellectual Disabilities

Neuropsychological Assessments of Dementia in Down Syndrome and Intellectual Disabilities
  • Author : Vee P. Prasher
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-04-29
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : This book reviews important neuropsychological measures currently used in the assessment of dementia by the principal clinicians and researchers associated with the test, offering practical guidance on each test along with an analysis of its limitations....

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Oxford Textbook of Neuropsychiatry
  • Author : Niruj Agrawal,Rafey Faruqui,Mayur Bodani
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-08-24
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : New from Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry, the Oxford Textbook of Neuropsychiatry bridges the gap between general psychiatric textbooks and reference texts in neuropsychiatry. Divided into four sections, it covers core knowledge and skills for practice in all psychiatric disciplines, with key information for training in neuropsychiatry....

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Psychology of Aging
  • Author : Martin Orrell,Aimee Spector
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 406
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : This volume offers a collection of classic, original and often widely-cited papers, including some older papers which may be hard to find through conventional searches. They address a broad range of key issues such as cognitive changes related to aging, social and emotional changes, lifestyle factors, dependency on carers and ...

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  • Author : Professor of Neurology & Cognitive Neuroscience Masud Husain,Jonathan M. Schott
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-08-09
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : An accessible, authoritative book aimed at the clinician, The Oxford Textbook of Cognitive Neurology and Dementia covers the dramatic developments that have occurred in basic and clinical neuroscience in an integrated fashion. With contributions from a range of international experts, this is the one essential textbook for clinicians with an ...

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Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-11-05
  • Total pages : 960
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : Part of the authoritative Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry series, Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry, Third Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the developments in old age psychiatry since publication of the Second Edition in 2013, and remains an essential reference for anyone interested in the mental health care of ...

A Practical Guide to Geriatric Neuropsychology

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  • Author : Susan McPherson,Deborah Koltai Attix
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : A Practical Guide to Geriatric Neuropsychology focuses on the skills required in testing and treating the older adult population. Topics discussed include normal aging, determining competency, important factors to consider in conducting clinical interviews, the importance of evaluating for depression and substance abuse, screening tools for use in practice, cognitive ...

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Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Author : Peter J. Snyder,Paul David Nussbaum,Diana L. Robins
  • Publisher : Amer Psychological Assn
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 769
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : "Neuropsychologists consult in diverse health care settings, such as emergency care, oncology, infectious disease, cardiology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry. A pocket reference is a critical resource for interns, postdoctoral fellows, and practicing clinicians alike. With over 100 quick-reference tables, lists, diagrams, photos, and decision trees, this handbook offers guidance through the complicated ...

Diurnal Neuropsychological Performance Variations in Patients with Alzheimer s Disease AD

Diurnal Neuropsychological Performance Variations in Patients with Alzheimer s Disease  AD
  • Author : Amity Rhodes Ruth
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 149
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : Cognitive performance, or efficiency, varies rhythmically throughout and across days in non-demented individuals. To date, however, no studies have objectively measured the presence and nature of diurnal fluctuations in cognitive test performance in patients with PRAD. The present study characterizes changes in cognitive test performance over the course of the ...

The International Journal of Clinical Neuropsychology

The International Journal of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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The Dementias
  • Author : Karl Herholz,Daniela Perani,Chris Morris
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2006-06-12
  • Total pages : 455
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : The only guide to focus primarily on current molecular methods of diagnosis and early stage evaluation, this reference presents the latest techniques and technologies for dementia identification and evaluation, including neuropathological strategies, neuropsychological tests, biomarkers, CT, MRI, functional MRI, PET, and SPECT. Offering practical care and examination guidelines, each chapter ...

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Pharmacological Treatment of Alzheimer s Disease
  • Author : Jorge D. Brioni,Michael W. Decker
  • Publisher : Wiley-Liss
  • Release Date : 1997-03-10
  • Total pages : 549
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : Prominent Alzheimer's investigators provide a comprehensive and balanced overview of the neuropharmacological basis for therapeutics in this devastating disease. Divided into three parts, the book begins with basic research on the neurobiology of cognitive function, offering relevant information on the way the brain encodes and stores data. The second segment ...

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  • Author : Theodore A. Stern,John B. Herman,Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 678
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : The best board preparation and review - from the premier center of psychiatry education, research, and treatment. A concise and accessible book for course review and board certification and recertification. Features a bulleted approach to all techniques for diagnosis and treatment and board-style questions with detailed answers....

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Neuropsychological Assessment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders
  • Author : Igor Grant,Kenneth M. Adams
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Total pages : 536
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : This unique text combines a timely review of the methods of assessment used by major neuropsychological laboratories with an up-to-date discussion of neuropsychiatric disorders. The contributors discuss the rationale behind each assessment strategy, stressing the importance of gathering evidence from a number of complementary tests and procedures, and consider neuropsychological ...