Dementia:

Presentations, Differential Diagnosis, and Nosology 2ed (POD)

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESSISBN: 9780801871566

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Imprint: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
By:
V. Olga B. Emery,Thomas E. Oxman
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HARDBACK
Pages:
568

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Contents:List of Contributors

Acknowledgments

List of Abbreviations

IntroductionPART ONE: Background, Concepts, and Diagnostics1. Boundaries between Normal Aging and Dementia: Perspectives from Neuropsychological and Neuroimaging Investigations

2. The Spectrum of Dementias: Construct and Nosologic Validity

3. Diagnostic Procedures for Dementia

PART TWO: Alzheimer Dementias4. The Neuropathology of Alzheimer Dementia

5. Neural Inflammatory Mechanisms in Alzheimer Syndrome

6. Clinical Subgroups of Alzheimer Disease

7. Progressive Aphasia, Frontotemporal Dementia and Other ""Focal Dementias""

8. ""Retrophylogenesis"" of Memory in Dementia of the Alzheimer Type: A New Evolutionary Memory FrameworkPART THREE: Vascular Dementias and Subcortical Dementias9. Cortical and Frontosubcortical Dementias: Differential Diagnosis

10. Noninfarct Vascular Dementia: The Spectrum of Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer Syndrome

11. The Relationship of Hypertension to Vascular Dementia

12. Vascular Dementias and Alzheimer Disease: Differential Diagnosis

13. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Dementia ComplexPART FOUR: Depressive Dementias14. Depressive Dementia: A ""Prepermanent Intermediate-stage Dementia"" in a Long-term Disease Course of Permanent Dementia?

15. Depressive Dementia: Cognitive and Biological Correlated and Course of Illness

16. The Nondepressive Pseudodementias

17. Neurobiology of Major Depression in Alzheimer Disease

18. Approaches to the Treatment of Dementing Illness

19. The Spectra of the Dementias

Index

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