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    DescriptionIn 2011, National Institute on Aging and Alzheimer's Association joint task forces released proposed criteria for Alzheimer' disease diagnosis. These proposals included revisions to the nearly 30-year-old NINDS-ADRDA criteria for Alzheimer's diagnosis and added criteria for diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) due to Alzheimer's disease. The same year the American Psychiatric Association proposed new criteria for major and minor neurocognitive disorders (the entities previously known as dementia and mild cognitive impairment, respectively). These new criteria reflect the research and clinical advances in identifying mild cognitive impairment and offer new opportunities for prevention, treatment, and management of neurodegenerative conditions. A major focus of this book is on the mild cognitive impairment prodrome of the common dementias. In addition to discussing the most common neurodegenerative conditions, many rare neurodegenerative conditions are highlighted. Most chapters include an autopsy-confirmed case presentation from the authors' files. Following the case presentation, those chapters present current diagnostic criteria, epidemiology, neuropathology/neurophysiology, genetics, neuroimaging studies as relevant, associated clinical features, differential neuropsychological features and possible interventions for each disorder. The pace of change in research and practice in the field of normal cognitive aging and dementia is increasing almost as fast as the median age of the population. The massive baby boom population bubble is currently entering the age of risk for neurodegenerative conditions. Neuropsychologists will play a major role in refining and applying these diagnoses, and in developing, testing, and refining interventions for these diagnoses, and in caring for this population. This book is intended to prepare neuropsychologists and others interested in neuropsychology to serve this fastest growing segment of our population.


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    Title
    Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia
    Subtitle
    Definitions, Diagnosis, and Treatment
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Glenn E. Smith, By (author) Mark W. Bondi
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199764181
    ISBN 10: 0199764182
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    B&T General Subject: 670
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BISAC V2.8: PSY020000, MED056000
    DC22: 616.8/1, 616.81
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    DC23: 616.83
    BIC subject category V2: MJND
    LC classification: RC521 .S592 2013
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/CLINAS
    Thema V1.0: MKJ, MKJD
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    21 March 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Mark W. Bondi is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist, professor of psychiatry at the University of California San Diego, and director of Neuropsychological Assessment Unit at the VA San Diego Healthcare System. He is recipient of a Mid-Career Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research from the National Institute on Aging. His NIH-funded research centers on the cognitive and brain changes of individuals at risk for dementia, and he has published more than 120 articles, books, and book chapters. Dr. Bondi is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and National Academy of Neuropsychology of the American Psychological Association, and member of the board of directors of the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology and board of governors of the International Neuropsychological Society. Dr. Bondi maintains a clniical practice in neuropsychology.
    Review quote
    This book offers a great overview of what constitutes normal ageing compared with mild cognitive impairments and the various types of dementia. The Psychologist
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1: Introduction ; Chapter 2: Role of Neuropsychological Measurement in MCI and Dementia Assessment ; Chapter 3: Normal Cognitive Aging ; Chapter 4: Mild Cognitive Impairment ; Chapter 5: Alzheimer's Disease ; Chapter 6: Vascular Dementia ; Chapter 7: Dementia with Lewy Bodies (With Guest Author Tanis J Ferman, PhD) ; Chapter 8: Frontotemporal Dementias ; Chapter 9: Atypical Dementias (With David P. Salmon, Ph.D.) ; Chapter 10: Interventions for the Behavioral Disturbances of Dementia