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Title Neuropsychiatry in old age : an update / C. Stefanis & H. Hippius in collaboration with F. Muller-Spahn (editors)
Published Seattle : Hogrefe & Huber, [1996]


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Description x, 171 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Psychiatry in progress series ; v. 3
Psychiatry in progress series ; v. 3
Contents Preface / C. N. Stefanis and H. Hippius -- Ageing and neuronal plasticity: the role of calcium / P. R. Bar and W. H. Gispen -- Neurone-glia interactions during ageing: in-culture studies / A. Vernadakis, S. Kentroti, T. Geladopoulos, T. Kazazoglou, H. Fleischer-Lambropoulos and C. Stefanis -- The neuropathology of Alzheimer's disease is caused by fibrillisation of A[beta] and PHF (tau) proteins / H. M. Wisniewski and J. Wegiel -- Molecular neuropathology in the causation of Alzheimer's disease / K. Beyreuther, G. Multhaup and C. L. Masters -- Molecular genetic analysis of Alzheimer's disease / M. Cruts and C. van Broeckhoven -- Comparative epidemiology of psychiatric disorders in older age: prevalence and incidence / J. R. M. Copeland -- The Berlin Aging Study (Berliner Altersstudie, BASE): recent psychiatric findings / H. Helmchen -- Problems in the use of ICD-10 and DSM-IV in the psychiatry of old age / R. Jacoby
Psychological testing, and the evaluation of ability and disability in the elderly / K. Ritchie -- Dementia spectrum of depression - new biological approaches to differential diagnosis / F. Muller-Spahn and C. Hock -- Pharmacological therapy of cognitive deficits / C. G. Gottfries -- Sense of coherence in caregivers to demented elderly persons in Belgium / F. Baro, K. Haepers, M. O. Wagenfeld and T. J. Gallagher -- Ethics, medical decisions near the end of life, and dementia / C. M. P. M. Hertogh and M. W. Ribbe
Notes "Report of an international symposium sponsored by Ciba-Geigy, held in Rhodes, Greece, in April 1994"--T.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Aging -- Psychology -- Congresses.
Brain -- Aging -- Congresses.
Geriatric neuropsychiatry -- Congresses.
Geriatric psychiatry -- Congresses.
Older people -- Mental health -- Congresses.
Senile dementia -- Congresses.
Mental Disorders.
Aging -- psychology.
Alzheimer Disease.
Aging -- psychology.
Alzheimer Disease.
Mental Disorders.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Hippius, Hanns.
Müller-Spahn, Franz.
Stefanis, C. N. (Costas N.)
LC no. 95018305
ISBN 0889371377 (alk. paper)