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    DescriptionFilling a noticeable gap in the market for a new text solely focused on Dementia with Lewy Bodies, this book discusses cutting-edge topics covering the condition from diagnosis to management, as well as what is known about the neurobiological changes involved. With huge progress having been made over the last decade in terms of the disorder's recognition as a common cause of cognitive impairment, its clinical features, its underlying neurobiology, investigative changes, and management, this is undoubtedly a much-needed work in what is an important and rapidly progressing field.


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    Title
    Dementia with Lewy Bodies
    Subtitle
    and Parkinson's Disease Dementia
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by John O'Brien, Edited by Edmond Chiu, Edited by Ian McKeith, Edited by David Ames
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 280
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 762 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781841843957
    ISBN 10: 1841843954
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16960
    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: MJX
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    LC classification: QP
    BISAC V2.8: MED057000, MED105000, MED056000
    DC22: 616.83
    BISAC V2.8: MED032000, EDU000000
    BIC subject category V2: MJND
    Thema V1.0: MKJD, MKN
    Illustrations note
    27 black & white illustrations, 28 black & white tables, 2 black & white halftones, 3 colour illustrations, 13 black & white line drawings, 7 colour line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Informa Healthcare
    Publication date
    30 January 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London, England
    Author Information
    John O'Brien is Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, Wolfson Research Centre, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle, UK Ian McKeith, MD, FRCPsych, FMedSci is Professor of Old Age Psychiatry at the Institute for Ageing and Health, Wolfson Research Centre, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle, UK David Ames, BA, MD, FRCPsych, FRANZCP, is Professor of Psychiatry of Old Age, University of Melbourne and Director Aged Psychiatry Services, St George's Health Service, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Edmond Chiu, AM, MBBS, DPM, FRANZCP, is University of Melbourne Professorial Fellow in Psychiatry of Old Age and Psychiatrist, Aged Psychiatry Service, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
    Review quote
    '[This book] is comprehensive enough for experts and clear enough, with short relevant chapters, for generalists who want to know more about the subject.' - Age and Ageing, 35:2, 2006 'This is the major resource for information on an unfortunately common disease. Any clinician involved in the care of patients with dementia should buy and read this book.' - Doody's Book Review Service
    Table of contents
    Introduction, J. O'Brien, I. McKeith, D. Ames, and E. Chiu Historical Background, G. Lennox The Clinical Spectrum of Lewy Body Disease, E. Tolosa Classification and Diagnostic Criteria for DLB, S. Gauthier Epidemiology, C. Brayne Neuropsychological Features, S. Salmon Neuropsychiatric Features, J. Cummings and D. Masterman The Neurology of DLB. Auronomic Dysfunction, D. Burn Neuroimaging, J. O'Brien Longitudinal Course and Mortality, Z. Walker Pathology and Pathogenesis, R. Perry Neurochemical Pathology, E. Perry Molecular Biology and Genetics, J. Hardy Pharmacological Treatment, I. McKeith and U. Mossiman Non-pharmacological Management, J. Cohen-Mansfield The Caregivers Perspective, M. Wilkes Dementia in Parkinson's Disease, D. Aarsland Less Common Lewy Body Disorders and Atypical Parkinson Syndromes, N. Quinn Future Directions in Understanding and Treatment of Lewy Body Disease, J. O'Brien, I. McKeith, D. Ames, and E. Chiu