Dementia represents a major public health challenge for the world with over 100 million people likely to be affected by 2050. A large body of professionals is active in diagnosing, treating, and caring for people with dementia, and research is expanding. Many of these specialists find it hard to keep up to date in all aspects of dementia. This book helps solve that problem. The new edition has been updated and revised to reflect recent advances in this fast-moving field.
This edition maintains the format that made the book a very popular choice for clinicians working in the field of dementia, or for those who simply wish to brush up on their knowledge of the topic.The breadth of topics
covered here is a tour de force…readers will find that Dementia, 5th edition represents an excellent
reference and is money well spent.
Olivier Piguet, Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney, Medical Journal of Australia
Dementia: General Aspects. Mild Cognitive Impairment. Alzheimer’s Disease. The Overlap and Interaction Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Cerebrovascular Disease. Cerebrovascular Disease and Cognitive Impairment. Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Parkinson’s Disease. Focal Dementias and Related Issues. Other Dementias and Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Cognitive Impairments.