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Handbook of Secondary Dementias

1st Edition

Edited by Roger Kurlan

CRC Press

376 pages | 13 B/W Illus.

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Description

Examining infant through geriatric patients, this guide compiles expert recommendations and research on the wide array of conditions that can secondarily impair cognition or behavior. Supplying key clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic information, this reference analyzes topics including cerebrovascular disease, infectious processes, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, adult hydrocephalus syndrome, neuromuscular disorders, metabolic disturbances, medications, psychiatric conditions, and neurodegenerative diseases in which dementia is not the primary manifestation.

Table of Contents

Dementia in Cerebrovascular Diseases. Dementia in HIV Infection and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Dementia in Prion Disorders. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. Dementia After Traumatic Brian Injury. Dementia in Multiple Sclerosis. Dementia in Parkinson's Disease, Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Other Parkinsonian Disorders. Dementia in Huntington's Disease and Other Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders. Dementia in Neuromuscular Disorders. Dementia in Metabolic Disorders of Children and Adults. Drugs that Impair Cognition and Behavior. Depressive Pseudo-Dementia

About the Series

Neurological Disease and Therapy

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED045000
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
MED105000
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General