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Author Welsh-Bohmer, Kathleen A
Title Geriatric Neuropsychology : Assessment and Intervention
Imprint New York : Guilford Publications, 2005
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Note Cover -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- About the Editors -- Contributors -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- PART I. GERIATRIC NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT -- SECTION A. Assessment of Common Geriatric Conditions -- 1. An Integrated Model for Geriatric Neuropsychological Assessment -- 2. Normal Aging and Mild Cognitive Impairment -- 3. Neurodegenerative Dementias -- 4. Stable and Slowly Progressive Dementias -- 5. Potentially Reversible Cognitive Symptoms in Older Adults -- SECTION B. Specific Considerations -- 6. Using Norms in Neuropsychological Assessment of the Elderly -- 7. Functional Assessment -- 8. Cultural Issues -- 9. Feedback -- PART II. GERIATRIC NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION -- SECTION A. Cognitive Training and Compensatory Techniques -- 10. An Integrated Model for Geriatric Neuropsychological Intervention -- 11. Training of Cognitive and Functionally Relevant Skills in Mild Alzheimer's Disease: An Integrated Approach -- 12. Spaced Retrieval: A Model for Dissemination of a Cognitive Intervention for Persons with Dementia -- 13. Multitechnique Program Approaches -- 14. Language Interventions in Dementia -- 15. External Aids -- SECTION B. Psychotherapeutic Interventions -- 16. Behavioral Treatment of Affective Disorders and Associated Symptoms -- 17. Behavioral Treatment of Impaired Functioning and Behavioral Symptoms -- 18. Group Psychotherapy Approaches for Dementia -- 19. Pharmacological and Other Treatment Strategies for Alzheimer's Disease -- Index
This major clinical reference and text is the first volume to systematically address the entire process of neuropsychological assessment and intervention with older adults. The expert editors and contributors detail the current state of knowledge about frequently encountered conditions ranging from mild cognitive impairment to progressive, stable, and reversible dementias. Evidence-based assessment and intervention strategies are described, and specific guidance is provided for linking neuropsychological evaluation to individualized treatment planning. Demonstrating an array of cognitive training, compensatory, and psychotherapeutic approaches, the volume shows how these can successfully be used to improve patients' functioning and quality of life
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Welsh-Bohmer, Kathleen A. Geriatric Neuropsychology : Assessment and Intervention New York : Guilford Publications,c2005 9781593852269
Subject Geriatric neuropsychiatry.;Cognition disorders in old age -- Diagnosis.;Neuropsychological tests
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