Neurobiology of Dementia

Other | June 4, 2009

byAlireza Minagar, Alireza Minagar

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With recent advances of modern medicine, more people reach the "elderly age" around the globe, and the number of dementia cases are ever increasing. This book is about various aspects of dementia and provides its readers with a wide range of thought-provoking sub-topics in the field of dementia. The ultimate goal of this monograph is to stimulate other physicians' and neuroscientists' interest to carry out more research projects into the pathogenesis of this devastating group of diseases.

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With recent advances of modern medicine, more people reach the "elderly age" around the globe, and the number of dementia cases are ever increasing. This book is about various aspects of dementia and provides its readers with a wide range of thought-provoking sub-topics in the field of dementia. The ultimate goal of this monograph is t...

Format:OtherDimensions:360 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:June 4, 2009Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:008088878X

ISBN - 13:9780080888781

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Neurobiology of Dementia
Ed.: Dr. Alireza Minagar



1. Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration: insights from neuropsychology and neuroimaging

Andrea C. Bozoki, Muhammad U. Farooq

2. Normal Brain Aging: Clinical, Immunological, Neuropsychological and Neuroimaging Features

Maria T. Caserta, Yvonne Bannon, Francisco Fernandez, Brian Giunta, Mike R. Schoenberg, Jun Tan

3. Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in dementias and mild cognitive impairment

H. Randall Griffith, Christopher C. Stewart, Jan A. den Hollander

4. Subcortical Ischemic Cerebrovascular Dementia

Roger E. Kelley, Uma Menon

5. Contributions of Neuropsychology and Neuroimaging to Understanding Clinical Subtypes of Mild Cognitive Impairment

Amy J. Jak, Katherine J. Bangen, Christina E, Wierenga, Lisa Delano-Wood, Jody Corey-Bloom, Mark W. Bondi

6. Early Onset Dementia

Alireza Minagar, Halim Fadil, Aimee Borazanci, Elhachmia Ait Ben Haddou, Mohamed Yahyaoui, Elena Korniychuk, Stephen L. Jaffe

7. Lewy Body Dementia

Carol F. Lippa, Jennifer C. Hanson

8. Cerebrovascular and Cardiovascular Pathology in Alzheimer's disease

J.C. de la Torre

9. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Glen R Finney, Anahid Kabasakalian

10. Application of PET Imaging to Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment

James M. Noble, Nikolaos Scarmeas

11. Reversible Dementias

Glen R. Finney, Anahid Kabasakalian

12. The Molecular and Cellular Pathogenesis of Disease of the
Alzheimer's Type: An Overview

Francisco A. Luque, Stephen L. Jaffe

13. Dementia in Parkinson`s disease

Bradley J. Robottom and William J. Weiner

14. Neuroimaging of Cognitive Impairments in Vascular Disease

Turi O. Dalaker, Carol Di Perri, Mona Beyer, Robert Zivadinov