Alzheimer disease and other dementias : a practical guide /

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Main Author: Agronin, Marc E.
Format: Book
Published:Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008.
Edition:2nd ed.
Series:Practical guides in psychiatry
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Table of Contents:
  • Section I. Clinical Assessment Of Dementia
  • Dementia Defined
  • The Dementia Interview
  • The Dementia Workup I: History
  • The Dementia Workup II: Physical, Neurological, and Mental Status Examination
  • The Dementia Workup III: Medical, Psychiatric, and Neuropsychological Tests
  • Section II. Dementia Subtypes
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Alzheimer Disease: Definition and Diagnosis
  • Treatment of Alzheimer Disease
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Dementia with Lewy Bodies
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Dementia Associated with Medical Conditions
  • Section III. Psychiatric Conditions Associated With Dementia
  • Assessment of Agitation and Psychosis
  • Treatment of Agitation and Psychosis
  • Assessment and Treatment of Depression and Apathy
  • Section IV. Psychosocial Issues In Dementia Care
  • Caring for the Caregiver
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Appendices
  • A. Pocket Cards: Dementia Workup
  • Dementia Screen Questions
  • The Dementia Workup: History
  • The Dementia Workup: Physical Examination
  • The Dementia Workup: Mental Status Examination
  • The Cognitive Screen for Dementia
  • Clock Drawing Test
  • The Dementia Workup: Tests
  • B. Pocket Cards: Agitation, Psychosis, and Delirium in Dementia
  • Assessment of Agitation and Psychosis in Dementia
  • Confusion Assessment Method Rating Scale for Delirium
  • Treatment of Agitation and Psychosis in Dementia
  • OBRA, or Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987, Guidelines
  • OBRA, or Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987, Dosing Guidelines
  • C. Pocket Cards: Depression in Dementia
  • Assessment of Depression in Dementia
  • Depression Symptom Checklist for Dementia
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment of Depression in Dementia
  • D. Pocket Card: Caregiver Assessment
  • The Mini-Burden Interview
  • Suggested Readings

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