Handbook of Dementia: Psychological, Neurological, and Psychiatric Perspectives

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Peter A. Lichtenberg, Daniel L. Murman, Alan M. Mellow
John Wiley & Sons, May 3, 2004 - Psychology - 440 pages
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  • Presents cutting-edge information on a variety of dementia-causing illnesses.
  • Provides relevant material for professionals working with AIDS patients, substance abusers, stroke or other vascular patients, and other individuals suffering from degenerative illness.
  • Edited by leading experts in geriatric health and dementia.
 

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Contents

1 Neurologic Aspects of Alzheimers Disease
1
2 Psychological Evaluation and Nonpharmacologic Treatment and Management of Alzheimers Disease
25
3 Neurologic Aspects of Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Parkinsons Disease with Dementia
49
4 Neurologic Aspects of Prion Diseases and Frontotemporal Dementias
83
5 Psychological and Neuropsychological Aspects of Lewy Body and Frontal Dementia
115
6 Neurologic Aspects of Vascular Dementia Basic Concepts Diagnosis and Management
149
7 Psychological and Neuropsychological Aspects of Vascular and Mixed Dementia
173
8 Neurologic Aspects of Nondegenerative Nonvascular Dementias
197
10 Psychiatric Assessment and Treatment of Depression in Dementia
269
11 Psychological and Nonpharmacological Aspects of Depression in Dementia
309
12 Psychiatric Assessment and Treatment of Nonpsychotic Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia
335
13 Psychological and Nonpharmacological Aspects of Agitation and Behavioral Disorders in Dementia Assessment Intervention and Challenges to Pr...
359
14 Integrated Case Studies
403
Author Index
413
Subject Index
431
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9 Psychiatric Diagnosis and Management of Psychosis in Dementia
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PETER A. LICHTENBERG, PhD, is Director of the Institute of Gerontology and Professor of Psychology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He is the author of several books on geriatric mental health care, including the Handbook of Assessment in Clinical Gerontology (Wiley).

DANIEL L. MURMAN, MD, is Director of the Geriatric, Neurology, and Memory Disorder Clinic and Assistant Professor in the departments of Neurology and Ophthalmology at Michigan State University in East Lansing. He is well known for his research in geriatric neurology and dementia.

ALAN M. MELLOW, MD, PhD, is Chief of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and a well-known researcher in geriatric psychiatry.

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