Neuropsychological Tools for Dementia

Written By Helmut Hildebrandt
Neuropsychological Tools for Dementia
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 November 2020
  • ISBN : 0128210737
  • Pages : 412 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Neuropsychological Tools for Dementia written by Helmut Hildebrandt which was release on 27 November 2020, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 ...

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
  • Release Date : 2019-02-25
  • Total pages : 763
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : This comprehensive update offers practical advice for professionals working in neuropsychology with older adults. Focusing on fundamentals, common issues, special considerations, and late-life cognitive disorders, respected names in this critical specialty address a wide range of presenting problems and assessment, diagnostic, and treatment concerns. Th roughout, coverage pays keen attention ...

Advancing Knowledge Into the Clinical Assessment of Dementia

Advancing Knowledge Into the Clinical Assessment of Dementia
  • Author : Simon Thompson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : 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 ...

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia
  • Author : Lisa D. Ravdin,Heather Katzen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-01-17
  • 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 ...

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  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release Date : 2008-05-20
  • Total pages : 165
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : 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: ...

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  • Author : Holly A. Tuokko,Colette M. Smart
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-06-05
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : Presenting best practices for assessment and intervention with older adults experiencing cognitive decline, this book draws on cutting-edge research and extensive clinical experience. The authors' integrative approach skillfully interweaves neuropsychological and developmental knowledge. The volume provides guidelines for evaluating and differentiating among normal aging, subjective cognitive decline, mild cognitive impairment, ...

The Boston Process Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment

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  • Author : Lee Ashendorf, PhD,Rod Swenson,David Libon
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-15
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : 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 ...

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-12-17
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : 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 ...

Dementia

Dementia
  • Author : Mario Maj,Norman Sartorius
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2003-07-07
  • Total pages : 412
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : 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 ...

Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults E Book

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  • Author : Karen Barney,Margaret Perkinson
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2015-12-11
  • Total pages : 528
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : 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 ...

Clinical Neuropsychology

Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Author : MD Kenneth M. Heilman,Edward Valenstein, MD
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-10-13
  • Total pages : 690
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : 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

Dementia
  • Author : Patrick McNamara
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 823
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : 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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Alzheimer s Disease
  • Author : R. C. Hamdy,Mary M. Lancaster
  • Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 451
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : This text meets the needs of physicians, nurses, therapists, caregivers, and family members. It contains a wealth of practical information about the effects of Alzheimer's on the patient's day-to-day life, and offers detailed descriptions of the stages of the disease, the options for treatment, and the effects of other mental ...

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Alzheimer s Disease and Dementia
  • Author : Mast, Benjamin T.,Yochim, Brian P.
  • Publisher : Hogrefe Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-11-30
  • Total pages : 84
  • ISBN : 0128210737
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Summary : An essential guide to assessing and treating people with dementia syndromes. As the number of older adults with dementia continues to skyrocket, every health care professional needs accurate, up-to-date knowledge of these conditions, their prevention, and possible treatments. This compact, evidence-based book discusses essential aspects of the diagnosis, assessment, and ...