Cognitive Neurology: A clinical textbook

Cognitive Neurology: A clinical textbook

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Oxford University Press, USA

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Cognitive Neurology: A clinical textbook

Many clinicians within neurology remain unaware of the significant advances that have taken place in the field of cognitive neuroscience in the last decades, and how these might affect clinical practice. This book provides an introduction to the cognitive and behavioral aspects of the clinical practice of neurology.

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ISBN-13: 9780198569275
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/28/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword     v
Contributors     ix
Abbreviations     xiii
Assessment methods
Introduction and clinical examination   Jean-Francois Demonet     3
Neuropsychological testing   Jeremie Pariente   Jean-Francois Demonet     7
Neurophysiological examination methods: electrophysiology and neuroimaging   Guillaume Thierry     19
Neuropsychological syndromes associated with focal brain damage
Introduction to Part 2   Julien Bogousslavsky     41
Language disorders   Jubin Abutalebi   Stefano F. Cappa     43
Apraxia   Ferdinand Binkofski   Kathrin Reetz     67
Spatial disorders   Angelo Maravita     89
Memory disorders   Sandra Lehmann   Armin Schnider     119
Neurobehavioural disorders after stroke   Jean-Marie Annoni     143
Cognitive and behavioural disorders associated with space-occupying lesions   Stefano F. Cappa   Lisa Cipolotti     161
Differential diagnosis in dementia   Peter Garrard     185
Alzheimer's disease   Andrew J. Larner     199
Frontotemporal lobar degeneration   Jared Narvid   Maria Luisa Gorno-Tempini     229
Vascular cognitive impairment   John Bowler     251
Cortical Lewy body disease: dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson's disease with dementia   John E. Duda   Ian G. McKeith     293
Genetics of dementia   William S. Brooks   Clement T. Loy   John B. J. Kwok   Peter R. Schofield     321
Cognitive disorders in other neurological and psychiatric diseases
Cognitive and behavioural disorders following traumatic brain injury   Anna Mazzucchi     349
Neuropsychological problems: cognitive and affective disturbances in multiple sclerosis   Daniela Wyss   Jurg Kesselring     367
Neuropsychology of epilepsy   Christoph Helmstaedter     383
Cognition in schizophrenia   Jennifer H. Barnett   Paul C. Fletcher     419
Neurocognition of depression   Belinda Lennox     447
'Others' and others: hysteria and the divided self   Sean A. Spence     459
Treatment issues
Pharmacological treatment   Ulrich Muller     475
Rehabilitation of cognitive disorders   Stefano F. Cappa     499
Index     507

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