Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Annual 2002 / Edition 1

Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Annual 2002 / Edition 1

by Jeffrey L Cummings, Serge Gauthier
     
 

ISBN-10: 1841842346

ISBN-13: 9781841842349

Pub. Date: 09/15/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Given the development of new therapeutic strategies and products, Serge Gauthier and Jeffrey Cummings have compiled a list of contemporary topics which will be of interest primarily to neurologists focusing on Alzheimer's disease, and also to psychiatrists and geriatricians. The contributors, all respected in their subspecialties, have written up-to-date,…  See more details below

Overview

Given the development of new therapeutic strategies and products, Serge Gauthier and Jeffrey Cummings have compiled a list of contemporary topics which will be of interest primarily to neurologists focusing on Alzheimer's disease, and also to psychiatrists and geriatricians. The contributors, all respected in their subspecialties, have written up-to-date, comprehensively referenced chapters which ought to provide guidance as well as stimulate discussion on where current treatment is heading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841842349
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/15/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
1Cholesterol transport and synthesis are compromised in the brain in sporadic Alzheimer's disease: from risk factors to therapeutic targets1
2Apoptosis and its role in Alzheimer's disease23
3Transgenic models of Alzheimer's disease39
4Immunotherapy in Alzheimer's disease53
5Epidemiology of dementia: protective factors67
6Alzheimer's disease: trial designs to establish disease modification77
7Adopting dementia assessments for international application87
8Biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease97
9Quality of life assessment in dementia research113
10Pharmacoeconomics of dementia: impact of cholinesterase inhibitors147
11Treatment of frontotemporal dementia171
12Natural history of Alzheimer's disease and other dementing illnesses183
13Neuropathological changes underlying neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer's disease199

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