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Author Agronin, Marc E.

Title Dementia : a practical guide / Marc E. Agronin
Published Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2004]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  616.83 Agr/Dap  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 320 pages
Series Practical guides in psychiatry
Practical guides in psychiatry.
Contents Foreword / Peter V. Rabins -- Foreword / Gabe J. Maletta -- Sect. I. Clinical Assessment of Dementia -- 1. Dementia Defined -- 2. The Dementia Interview -- 3. The Dementia Workup I History -- 4. The Dementia Workup II Physical Neurologic, and Mental Status Examinations -- 5. The Dementia Workup III Medical, Psychiatric, and Neuropsychologic Tests -- Sect. II. Dementia Subtypes -- 6. Alzheimer Disease, Definition and Diagnosis -- 7. Treatment of Alzheimer Disease -- 8. Vascular Dementia -- 9. Dementia with Lewy Bodies -- 10. Frontotemporal Dementia -- 11. Dementia Associated with Medical Conditions -- Sect. III. Psychiatric Conditions Associated with Dementia -- 12. Assessment of Agitation and Psychosis -- 13. Treatment of Agitation and Psychosis -- 14. Assessment and Treatment of Depression and Apathy -- Sect. IV. Psychosocial Issues in Dementia Care -- 15. Caring for the Caregiver -- 16. Legal and Ethical Issues -- App. A. Pocket Cards: Dementia Workup
App. B. Pocket Cards: Agitation, Psychosis, and Delirium in Dementia -- App. C. Pocket Cards: Depression in Dementia -- App. D. Pocket Card: Caregiver Assessment
Summary "With a practical, how-to approach, the text focuses on the assessment, diagnosis, and management of various dementias and includes information vital to Board examinations and subspecialty certification in geriatric psychiatry."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Dementia -- Patients.
Geriatric psychiatry.
Dementia -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Dementia -- Patients -- Care -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Caregivers -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Geriatric psychiatry -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Caregivers -- psychology.
Dementia -- diagnosis.
Geriatric Psychiatry -- methods.
Dementia -- psychology.
Dementia -- therapy.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
LC no. 2003054512
ISBN 0781733774