Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Annual 2002 / Edition 1

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781841842349
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/15/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
1 Cholesterol transport and synthesis are compromised in the brain in sporadic Alzheimer's disease: from risk factors to therapeutic targets 1
2 Apoptosis and its role in Alzheimer's disease 23
3 Transgenic models of Alzheimer's disease 39
4 Immunotherapy in Alzheimer's disease 53
5 Epidemiology of dementia: protective factors 67
6 Alzheimer's disease: trial designs to establish disease modification 77
7 Adopting dementia assessments for international application 87
8 Biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease 97
9 Quality of life assessment in dementia research 113
10 Pharmacoeconomics of dementia: impact of cholinesterase inhibitors 147
11 Treatment of frontotemporal dementia 171
12 Natural history of Alzheimer's disease and other dementing illnesses 183
13 Neuropathological changes underlying neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer's disease 199
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