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Title The neuropsychology of cortical dementias / editors, Chad A. Noggle, PhD, ABN, Raymond S. Dean, PhD, ABPP, ABN, ABPdN ; associate editors, Shane S. Bush, PhD, ABPP (CN, RP, CL), Steven W. Anderson, PhD, ABPP (CN)
Published New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2015]


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 461 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Contemporary neuropsychology series
Contemporary neuropsychology series.
Contents The neuroscience of cortical dementias : linking neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and neuropsychology / authors, Daniel Nation & Mark Bondi -- Integration of imaging in cortical dementia diagnosis / author, Chiara Cerami and Stefano F. Cappa -- Neuropsychological assessment & differential diagnosis of cortical dementias / authors, Melissa Edwards, Valerie Hobson Balldin & Sid O'Bryant -- Alzheimer's disease / authors, Steven W. Anderson & Martin D. Cassell -- Vascular-based cognitive disorders : vascular dementias, CADASIL, & Moyamoya / authors, Chad A. Noggle, Lokesh Shahani, & Mark T. Barisa -- Dysexecutive impairment associated with vascular dementia / authors: Melissa Lamar, Cate C. Price, Tania Giovannet, Rod Swenson, and David J. Libon -- Dementia with lewy bodies / authors, Mario Riverol & Oscar L. López -- Neuropsychological disturbance and alcoholism : Korsakoff's and beyond / authors, Lokesh Shahani, Chad A. Noggle, & Jon C. Thompson -- Frontotemporal dementias / authors, Dong (Dan) Y. Han, Benjamin A. Pyykkonen, Anne L. Shandera-Ochsner, & Frederick A. Schmitt -- Semantic dementia / author, Daniel Rexroth -- Primary progressive aphasia / authors, Rhonda Friedman, Sally Long & R. Scott Turner -- Prion diseases / author, Brian Appleby -- Dementia pugilistica and chronic traumatic encephalopathy / authors, Dominic Carone & Shane Bush -- Mild cognitive impairment : many questions, some answers / author, Kevin Duff -- Delirium : from pathology to treatment / authors, Melanie Rylander & Chad A. Noggle -- Pharmacology of dementing disorders / author, Robert Howland -- Non-pharmacological, cognitive interventions in dementia / authors, Lokesh Shahani & Chad A. Noggle -- The role of caregivers in the treatment of patients with dementia / authors, Geoffrey Tremont & Jennifer Duncan Davis -- Comorbid manifestations and secondary complications of dementia / authors, Julie Sheffler & Chad A. Noggle -- Determination of capacity : pragmatic, legal, ethical considerations / authors, Stacey Wood & Daniel Krauss
Summary The Neuropsychology of Cortical Dementias addresses in depth the neuropsychological impact and features of the full range of cortical dementias. It examines the differential neuropathological and pathophysiological bases of these dementias and emphasizes their behavioral and cognitive aspects in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. The book also presents the most advanced techniques and strategies for disease-specific treatment. Important legal/ethical issues and the role of caregivers in treating dementia patients are also covered. Featuring contributions from such diverse disciplines as neu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dementia.
Clinical neuropsychology.
Cerebral Cortex -- physiopathology
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Clinical neuropsychology
Form Electronic book
Author Noggle, Chad A., editor.
Dean, Raymond S., editor.
Bush, Shane S., 1965- editor.
Anderson, Steven W., editor.
ISBN 9780826107275