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APA Handbook of Dementia

Glenn E. Smith (editor) Sarah Tomaszewski Farias (editor)

ISBN: 9781433828799

Publication Date: Jun 2018

Format: Hardback

Addresses assessment, comorbidity, evaluation, and treatment of various forms of dementia. The handbook reviews common dementias including Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body disease, vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia, and other less common dementias. Sections discuss diagnosis, epidemiology, and neurobiology; assessment; and primary, secondary, and tertiary intervention strategies.

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The APA Handbook of Dementia addresses assessment, comorbidity, evaluation, and treatment of various forms of dementia. The handbook reviews common dementias including Alzheimer�s disease, Lewy body disease, vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia, and other less common dementias. It is organized into sections discussing diagnosis, epidemiology, and neurobiology (including neuropathology and neuroimaging); assessment, including cultural issues, methodology, and neuropsychology; and primary, secondary, and tertiary intervention strategies. The handbook is intended as a resource for all psychologists and other health professionals that serve persons and families impacted by neurodegenerative disease.
Pages 712
Dimensions 279 x 216
Date Published 30 Jun 2018
Publisher American Psychological Association
Series APA Handbooks in Psychology
Subject/s Psychology   Reference works   Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology   Abnormal psychology   Alzheimer's & dementia  
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Introduction to the Handbook

I. Foundations: Diagnosis, Epidemiology, and Neurobiology

Contemporary Research Criteria for Dementia

Marilyn S. Albert

Epidemiology of Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment

Brenda Plassman and Guy G. Potter

The Neuropathology of Dementia

Melissa E. Murray and Michael Deture

Traumatic Brain Injury and Repetitive Brain Trauma: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Dementia Syndromes

Breton M. Asken and Russell M. Bauer

Brain Imaging in Dementia and Antecedent Conditions

Sterling C. Johnson

II. Assessment: Cultural Issues, Methodology, and the Neuropsychology of Dementia

Assessment of Cognition in African American Older Adults

David Freedman and Jennifer J. Manly

Assessment of Age-Related Cognitive Changes in Chinese and Chinese-American Older Adults

June Yu Paltzer

Neuropsychological Assessment of Spanish-Speaking Older Adults

Otto Pedraza

Widely Disseminated Tools for the Assessment of Populations at Risk for Dementia

Sandra Weintraub and Stephanie Kielb

Aging and Everyday Functioning: Measurement, Correlates, and Future Directions

Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe and Sarah Tomaszewski Farias

Financial and Medical Decision Making Capacity in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

Kristen L. Triebel, Adam Gerstenecker, and Daniel C. Marson

Quality of Life in Dementia: Conceptualization, Measurement, and Psychosocial Treatment Implications

Rebecca G. Logsdon and Linda Teri

Clinical Assessment of Alzheimer's Disease

Emily C. Edmonds, David P. Salmon, and Mark W. Bondi

Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment in Older Adults with Lewy Body Disease and Parkinson's Disease

Julie A. Fields

Clinical Neuropsychology of Frontotemporal Dementia

Christa L. Watson, Jessica M. Foley, and Joel H. Kramer

Neuropsychological Evaluation for Vascular Dementia

David J. Libon, Melissa Lamar, Catherine C. Price, Angela Jefferson, Rodney Swenson, and Rhoda Au

Neuropsychology of HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders

Lisa L. Barnes and S. Duke Han

III. Intervention: Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Prevention Strategies

Cognitive Reserve: Theory, Measurement, and Evidence

Daniel Barulli and Yaakov Stern

Social and Behavioral Factors Associated with Risk of Developing Dementia

Robert S. Wilson and Patricia A. Boyle

The Effects of Physical Activity on Cognition, Dementia Risk, and Brain Health

Sasha N. Skinner, Matthew P. Ellis, and Judy Pa

Cognitive Remediation Approaches and Dementia Prevention: Findings from the ACTIVE Trial and Related Research

Sherry L. Willis

Does Cognitive Training Reduce Risk for Dementia?

Elizabeth M. Zelinski

Evidence Supporting Common Cognitive Rehabilitation Techniques in Cognitively Symptomatic Older Adults

Benjamin M. Hampstead, Emily M. Briceño, and Sarah Garcia

Memory Compensation in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

Melanie J. Chandler and Anne L. Shandera-Ochsner

Multicomponent Approaches to Secondary Prevention of Dementia

Kelly J. Murphy

Disclosing a Neurodegenerative Diagnosis: The Complexities of Telling and Hearing

Brian D. Carpenter and Jonathan Gooblar

Treating Comorbidities in Dementia: Depression

Vonetta M. Dotson, Sarah M. Szymkowicz, and Molly E. McLaren

Sleep in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

Jennifer Rose V. Molano

Assessment and Pharmacological Management of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms in Dementia

Maria M. Reyes and Bruce Sutor

Support Groups and Dementia

Tai L. Sims and Joseph E. Gaugler

Education for Informal Dementia Caregivers

Kenneth Hepburn, Mariya Kovaleva, and Carolyn Clevenger

Risks for Elder Abuse Among Persons with Dementia

Karen A. Roberto and Kirby Deater-Deckard

Person-Centered Care as Treatment for Dementia

Cameron J. Camp, Michelle S. Bourgeois, and Jérôme Erkes

Palliative and End-of-Life Care in the Context of Dementia

Rebecca S. Allen, Fei Sun, Hillary R. Dorman, and Amy E. Albright
Glenn E. Smith, PhD, is Elizabeth Faulk Professor and Chair of the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Florida and Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Dr. Smith is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist. He received his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Nebraska, and completed his internship in neuropsychology and geropsychology at UCLA and his fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Mayo Clinic. He has authored or co-authored over 200 original articles and 16 book chapters in the area of cognitive aging and dementia. During his 25 years at Mayo, he, his trainees, and his collaborators created the Healthy Action to Benefit Independence and Thinking (HABIT) program for persons with mild cognitive impairment. He is currently the principal investigator of the Comparative Effectiveness of Behavioral Interventions to Prevent of Delay Dementia study and co-principal investigator for the National Alzheimer's Disease Patient and Caregiver Powered Research Network; both projects were funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute. He is past president of the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology and of the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology of the American Psychological Association (APA) and past chair of the APA Committee on Aging. In 2016, he received the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology's Distinguished Clinical Neuropsychologist Award.

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