Handbook of Neuropsychology, 2nd Edition, Aging and Dementia

Handbook of Neuropsychology, 2nd Edition

Aging and Dementia

Edited by Francois Boller, MD, PhD, INSERM Cognitive Neuroscience Section, Paris, France; and Jordan Grafman, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA


Preface. List of contributors. 1. Age-related cognitive and neurobiological alterations in animals (M. Dhenain). 2. Alzheimer's disease and transgenic mouse models (T. Gómez-Isla, M.C. Irizarry). 3. General and specific age-related influences on neuropsychological variables (T.A. Salthouse). 4. Attention in dementia of the Alzheimer's type (D.A. Balota, M. Faust). 5. Language in normal aging and age-related neurological disorders (A.E. Ramage, A.L. Holland). 6. Differential effects of aging and age-related neurological diseases on memory systems and subsystems (G. Dalla Barba, D. Rieu). 7. Spatial abilities in aging, Alzheimer's disease, and Parkinson's disease (A. Cronin-Golomb, M. Amick). 8. Olfaction in neurodegenerative diseases (P. Liberini, S. Parola). 9. Motor function in neurodegenerative disease and aging (D.H. Romero, G.E. Stelmach). 10. Epidemiology of dementia (L. Fratiglioni, W.A. Rocca). 11. Pathological correlates of dementia (C. Duyckaerts, F. Boller). 12. Biomolecular correlates of dementia (S. Govoni, M. Racchi). 13. Treatment of dementia (M. Pippenger, J. Cummings). 14. Non-Alzheimer degenerative dementias (G. Binetti, F. Pasquier, S.F. Cappa). 15. Cognitive deficits and dementia in Parkinson's disease ((B. Pillon, F. Boller, R. Levy, B. Dubois). 16. Neuropsychological deficits in Huntington's disease: Implications for striatal function in cognition (D.P. Salmon, J.M. Hamilton, G.M. Peavy). 17. The neuropsychology of HIV infection (T. Sun, K. Marder, Y. Stern). 18. Brain imaging in normal aging and dementia (D. Perani, S.F. Cappa). 19. Cultural background as a risk factor for dementia (A. Castro-Caldas, M. Guerreiro). 20. Severe dementia and its evaluation: Scales for cognition, behavior and overall functioning (M. Verny, L. Hugonot-Diener, F. Boller). Subject index