This new edition of The Behavioral Neurology of Dementia provides clinicians and researchers with the latest research findings written by the leading dementia experts. With chapters ranging from cognitive evaluation to imaging, and genetics and pathology to treatment, the detailed clinical descriptions of diseases and symptoms serve not only as an educational tool for trainees, but also as an opportunity for experienced clinicians to deepen their knowledge and better serve their patients. After years of little progress, the pace of discovery has been speeding up in the last decade, and the authors distil the most valuable discoveries into clear, insightful chapters with applicable information. All the chapters from the first edition have been refreshed with new text and figures. There are new chapters on autoimmune antibody-associated encephalopathy; chronic traumatic encephalopathy; and sleep issues in dementia. Describes the latest research findings in the dementia field - information is up to date and engaging for health care professionals. The number of people affected by dementia is increasing rapidly - this book provides a resource for anyone who sees patients with dementia to aid accurate diagnosis and management. The chapter authors are leaders in their field - the quality of the research and evaluation of the data in this book is unparalleled in that the authors are speaking from firsthand knowledge of the data and patients involved.
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