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TitleHandbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia [electronic resource] / edited by Lisa D. Ravdin, Heather L. Katzen
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019
Edition 2nd ed. 2019
Connect tohttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-93497-6
Descript XVI, 763 p. 39 illus., 9 illus. in color. online resource

SUMMARY

This comprehensive update of the expert reference offers up-to-date practical advice for professionals working in neuropsychology with older adults. Focusing on fundamentals, common issues, special considerations, and late-life cognitive disorders, respected names in this critical specialty address a wide range of presenting problems and assessment, diagnostic, and treatment concerns. Throughout, coverage pays keen attention to detail, bringing real-world nuance to large-scale concepts and breaking down complex processes into digestible steps. And like its predecessor, the new Handbook features recommendations for test batteries and ends each chapter by extracting its “clinical pearls.” A sampling of the topics covered: · Assessment of depression and anxiety in older adults. · The assessment of change: serial assessments in dementia evaluations. · Elder abuse identification in older adults. · Clinical assessment of postoperative cognitive decline. · Cognitive training and rehabilitation in aging and dementia. · Differentiating mild cognitive impairment and cognitive changes of normal aging. · Evaluating cognition in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This Second Edition of the Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia offers a wealth of expert knowledge and hands-on guidance for neuropsychologists, gerontologists, social workers, and clinicians, whether novices studying for certification or veteran practitioners brushing up on the latest advances in the field.


CONTENT

Assessment of Older Adults: Special Considerations -- Special considerations for the neuropsychological interview -- Consideration of cognitive reserve -- Elder abuse: identification and intervention -- Neuropsychological evaluation of older ethnic minority populations -- Substance abuse in older adults -- Chronic pain -- Fitness for duty evaluations -- Performance validity testing -- Impact of anesthesia: posteroperative cognitive changes -- Assessment of change: serial assessments of dementia evaluations -- Sleep and aging -- Assessment of depressoin and anxiety in older adults -- Neuropsychological assessment and management of older adults with multiple somatic symptoms -- Driving evaluation in older adults -- Environmental design for cognitive decline -- Clinical neuropsychology practice and the Medicare patient -- Preventoin of clgnitive decline -- Professional competence for ethical neuropsychological practice -- Management of behavioral symptoms in dementia -- Cognitive remediation in older adults -- Feedback in age-related disorders -- After the diagnosis of dementia: considerations for disease management -- Late Life Cognitive Disorders -- Mild cognitive impairment and normal aging -- Differential diagnosis of depression and dementia -- Differential diagnosis of dementia -- Assessment of Alzheimer’s disease -- Vascular cognitive impairement -- Disorders of alterations in cerebral blood flow -- Assessment in acute stroke rehabilitation -- Accurate assessment of behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia -- Dementia with language disorders/primary progressive aphasia -- Movement disorders with dementia -- Neuropsychological consideratoins for surgical interventroins for Parkinson’s disease -- Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus -- Episodic and semantic memory disorders -- Epilepsy and aging -- Neuropsychological assessment of older adults with cancer -- Evaluation of cognition in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Hepatic encephalopathy -- Late onset schizophrenia -- Capacity evaluatoins in older adults: neuropsychological perspectives -- Chronic traumatic endephalopathy -- Cardiology and cognition: consideratoins for left ventricular assist device -- Postoperative cognitive changes and the effects of anesthesia


Psychology clinical Geriatrics Social work Neurology Neuropsychology. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/Y12030 Geriatrics/Gerontology. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/H33150 Social Work. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/X21000 Neurology. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/H36001



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