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Alistair Burns, David Ames
Hodder Education
Fecha Publicacion
24 feb. 2010
This definitive work on dementia and related disorders has been fully updated and revised to reflect recent advances in this fast moving field. The incidence of dementia continues to rise as the population of the world ages, and the condition represents one of the most significant challenges facing societies and health professionals in the next half-century. In this, the most comprehensive single volume work available on the subject, the editors have met this challenge by assembling a team of the world's leading experts on all aspects of the condition, from history, epidemiology and social aspects to the latest neurobiological research and advanced therapeutic strategies. The new edition includes: ■the latest neurobiological research made relevant to everyday practice ■a thorough review of all treatment strategies from drug and stem cell therapies through to psychosocial interventions ■a comprehensive review of carer support strategies, community care, long term care facilities, and behavioural management techniques ■contributions from a team of leading international experts and recognised key opinion leaders. The ebook uses VitalSource™ Bookshelf – an ebook reader which allows you to: ■download the ebook to your computer or access it anywhere with an internet browser ■search the full text and add your own notes and highlights ■link through from references to PubMed. Dementia, Fourth Edition, is essential reading for all specialists in old age psychiatry, neurology and care of the elderly. It will also prove invaluable for all clinicians working with patients affected by dementia, including psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers and specialist nursing staff. ■The definitive work on the subject of dementia ■Truly international chapter authorship, representing the cream of the world's dementia researchers and clinicians ■Fully revised and updated, reflecting the nature of this fast moving field ■Essential reading for old age psychiatrists and anyone whose work involves patients with dementia Table of Contents: Part I – Dementia: General Aspects Introduction 1. Dementia: historical overview 2. The lived experience of dementia 3. Prevalence and incidence of dementia Diagnosis and assessment 4. Criteria for the diagnosis of dementia 5. Assessment of the patient with apparent dementia 6. Screening and assessment instruments for the detection and measurement of cognitive impairment 7. Neuropsychological assessment of dementia 8. Neuropsychiatric aspects of dementia 9. Measurement of neuropsychiatric symptoms, behavioural disturbance and quality of life 10. Cross-cultural issues in the assessment of cognitive impairment Research findings from brain imaging and neurophysiology 11. Structural brain imaging 12. Functional brain imaging 13. Molecular brain imaging in dementia 14. The neurophysiology of dementia The care and management of people with dementia 15. Family carers of people with dementia 16. One caregiver’s view 17. Dementia care in the community: challenges for primary health and social care 18. Managing co-morbidities and general hospital admissions for people with dementia 19. The role of nursing in the management of dementia 20. Social work and care/case management in dementia 21. Occupational therapy in dementia care 22. The role of the speech and language therapist in the assessment and management of the patient with dementia 23. The role of the physiotherapist in the management of dementia 24. Therapeutic effects of music in persons with dementia 25. Psychological, behavioural and psychosocial interventions for neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia 26. The case-specific approach to challenging behaviour in dementia 27. Pharmacological treatments for behavioural and psychological symptoms in Alzheimer's disease and other dementias 28. Psychological approaches for the practical management of cognitive impairment in dementia 29. Sexuality and dementia 30. Residential care for people with dementia 31. Design and dementia 32. Legal issues and dementia 33. Driving and dementia 34. Quality of life in dementia: conceptual and practical issues 35. Ethical issues and dementia 36. End of life decisions and dementia 37. Care and management of the patient with advanced dementia 38. Alzheimer Associations and societies 39. Health economic aspects of dementia 40. The global challenge of dementia: what can be done? 41. Development of a national strategy for dementia 42. The pharmaceutical industry and dementia Part II Mild cognitive impairment 43. Mild cognitive impairment: A historical perspective 44. Clinical characterization of mild cognitive impairment 45. Managing the patient with mild cognitive impairment Part III Alzheimer’s disease Clinical aspects 46. What is Alzheimer’s disease? 47. Risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease 48. The natural history of Alzheimer’s disease Neurobiology 49. The neuropathology of Alzheimer’s disease 50. The neurochemistry of Alzheimer’s disease 51. The role of Aß amyloid in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease 52. The genetics of Alzheimer’s disease 53. Blood and cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease Therapeutic strategies to treat Alzheimer’s disease 54. Established treatments for Alzheimer's disease 55. Drug treatments in development for Alzheimer’s disease 56. Stem cell therapies for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias 57. Vitamins and complementary therapies used to treat Alzheimer’s disease 58. Prevention of Alzheimer’s disease 59. Trial design for putative Alzheimer’s disease treatments Part IV The overlap and interaction between Alzheimer’s disease and cerebrovascular disease 60. Vascular factors and Alzheimer’s disease Part V Cerebrovascular disease and cognitive impairment 61. What is vascular cognitive impairment? 62. The neuropathology of vascular dementia 63. Therapeutic strategies for vascular dementia and vascular cognitive disorders Part VI Dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease 64. Dementia with Lewy bodies: a clinical and historical overview 65. The pathology of dementia with Lewy bodies 66. The management of dementia with Lewy bodies 67. Cognitive impairment and dementia in Parkinson’s disease Part VII Focal dementias and related issues 68. Frontotemporal dementia 69. Pick’s disease 70. The genetics and molecular pathology of frontotemporal lobar degeneration 71. Semantic dementia 72. Primary progressive aphasia and posterior cortical atrophy 73. The cerebellum and cognitive impairment Part VIII Other dementias and neuropsychiatric disorders associated with cognitive impairments 74. Depression with cognitive impairment 75. Schizophrenia, cognitive impairment and dementia 76. Dementia and intellectual disability 77. Alcohol related dementia and Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome 78. Huntingdon’s disease 79. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and other prion diseases 80. Uncommon forms of dementia About the Author(s): David Ames - BA, MD, FRCPSYCH, FRANZCP is Director of the National Ageing Research Institute and Professor of Ageing and Health at the University of Melbourne, Australia Alistair Burns - MPHIL, MD, FRCP, FRCPSYCH is Professor of Old Age Psychiatry at the University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, UK John O’Brien BA, MA, DM, FRCPSYCH is Professor of Old Age Psychiatry at Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, UK Contributors: Dag Aarsland MD PhD Psychiatric Clinic, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway George S Alexopoulos MD Weill Cornell Medical College, White Plains, NY, USA Osvaldo P Almeida Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences and Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia; Department of Psychiatry, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia June Andrews Iris Murdoch Building, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK Sylvaine Artero PHD INSERM U888, Nervous System Pathologies: Epidemiological and Clinical Research, La Colombière Hospital, Montpellier, France Clive Ballard Wolfson Centre for Age Related Diseases, Guy’s Campus, London, UK Sube Banerjee Professor of Mental Health and Ageing, The Institute of Psych Readership: Psychiatrists (9600 in the England) especially those specialising in in old age psychiatry (1300 of the 9600) and general psychiatry (600 of the 9600). Geriatricians (3000 in England). Neurologists (1
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