Everything You Need to Know about Old Age Psychiatry--
Wrightson Biomedical Pub., 1999 - Medical - 292 pages
The latest in our successful series of titles in Old Age Psychiatry, this new volume will have great appeal as it brings readers right up to date on clinical aspects of psychiatric disease in the elderly, with a particular emphasis on new developments in the dementias.The book is divided into three sections, the first two of which are devoted to Dementia: Section I Laboratory of Clinic, which tackles the molecular biology of Alzheimer's disease, risk factors for dementia, clinical genetics, prion diseases, Lewy body and vascular dementia, and Section II Treatments and Ethical Considerations which includes chapters on drug treatments for the cognitive symptoms of dementia, residential care, forensic psychiatry, and the arguments For and against assisted death in dementia. The seven chapters of Section HI deal with the Management of Functional Disorders and include chapters on antidepressants, treatment-resistant depression, ECT therapy, rational treatment of anxiety and panic in the elderly, novel antipsychotics and schizophrenia, and family therapy.
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Molecular Biology of Alzheimers Disease
The Case for Accelerated Deaths
Risk Factors for Alzheimers Disease
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ADAScog allele Alzheimer Alzheimer's disease amino acid amyloid antidepressant anxiety ApoE e4 apolipoprotein assessment associated autosomal-dominant behaviour blood pressure brain case-control study cells Clin clinical clozapine cognitive decline cognitive function cognitive impairment cognitive performance criteria Dementia with Lewy depression diabetes diagnosis disorder dose drug e4 allele effects elderly patients euthanasia evidence gene genetic genotype Geriatr Psychiatry human prion diseases Huntington's disease hypertension individuals inhibitors Int J Geriatr interactions Lancet late-onset Lewy body Lewy body disease lithium mental mice mirtazapine mutations neurofibrillary tangles Neurol Neurology olanzapine old age psychiatry older onset outcome Parkinson's disease pathology placebo presenilin prion diseases prion protein PrPc PrPSc Prusiner relatives reported response risk factors risperidone Rotterdam Study score scrapie side-effects stressor stroke subjects suggested symptoms testing therapy tion treatment trial tricyclic vascular dementia vascular disease vCJD venlafaxine Wrightson Biomedical Publishing