Clinical Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neurology of by Alexander I. Troster

By Alexander I. Troster

The e-book presents an updated account of the neuropsychological, cognitive-neurological, and neuropsychiatric features of move problems. The previous ten years have visible an explosion of study protecting non-motor elements of Parkinson's disorder and, extra lately, circulation issues equivalent to crucial tremor, dystonia, corticobasal syndrome, innovative supranuclear palsy, and a number of method atrophy. it's always those neurobehavioral good points that turn into troubling to the sufferer: they're occasionally tough to acknowledge and deal with, are linked to decreased sufferer and caregiver caliber of existence, and will hasten illness development, lack of independence, and institutionalization. This publication discusses the latest diagnostic and remedy guidance for such cognitive and psychiatric stipulations in Parkinson's sickness and different circulation issues, whereas delivering sensible assistance and techniques for common assessment.

The swift accumulation of study during this box makes it more and more tricky for one or humans to writer a entire textual content in knowledgeable demeanour. The world-class workforce assembled for this quantity succeeds in protecting extensively various components similar to the pathology, neuroimaging, review, and remedy of an ever-growing set of neurobehavioral good points of flow issues -- cognitive impairment and dementia, melancholy, apathy, nervousness, psychosis, and impulse keep watch over problems. The textual content additionally surveys basic wisdom approximately basal ganglia functionality and disorder, evaluate and review thoughts appropriate to various circulation problems, and caliber of existence concerns extra generally.

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