The Neuropsychology of Cortical Dementias addresses in depth the neuropsychological impact and features of the full range of cortical dementias. It examines the differential neuropathological and pathophysiological bases of these dementias and emphasizes their behavioral and cognitive aspects in assessment, diagnoses, and treatment. The book also presents the most advanced techniques and strategies for disease-specific treatment.
Featuring contributions from such diverse disciplines as neuropsychology, neurology, psychiatry, clinical psychology, pathology, and social work, this volume provides a broad interdisciplinary perspective for practicing clinical neuropsychologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, gerontologists, and psychologists who work with patients suffering from dementia.
• Includes comprehensive, clinically-focused coverage of all major cortical dementias
• Covers neuroanatomy, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of dementia patients
• Discusses assessment and diagnosis from the perspectives of neuroimaging and cognitive and behavioral symptoms
• Discusses a range of interventions (pharmacological, cognitive-behavioral, etc.) and management issues related to dementia treatment
• Informed by contributions from such diverse disciplines such as neuropsychology, neurology, psychiatry, clinical psychology, pathology, and social work