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Basic neuroscience and disorders causing dementia

D. L. Price

Basic neuroscience and disorders causing dementia

by D. L. Price

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Published by The Office in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dementia -- Etiology.,
  • Neuropsychiatry.,
  • Neurology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for the Office of Technology Assessment of the Congress of the United States by Donald L. Price.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination166 leaves :
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17661489M

      Every three seconds, someone in the world develops dementia. The most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, affects 47 million people and creates a significant financial burden. There is currently no cure or effective treatment for Alzheimer’s but spreading awareness and knowledge of the disease can bring science one step closer to.   This book provides a comprehensive survey of the neuroscience of visual hallucinations and the clinical techniques for testing these. It brings together the very latest evidence from cognitive neuropsychology, neuroimaging, neuropathology, and neuropharmacology, placing this within current models of visual perception.

    Tom Foltynie and Ludvic Zrinzo: Neurosurgery for cognitive disorders Philip D. Harvey: Cognition in severe mental illness: Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression. About the Editors: Masud Husain is Professor of Neurology & Cognitive Neuroscience at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, UK. He. This book explains the following topics: An overview of the Nervous System, Neuroradiology - The Imaging of the Brain, Coma - Unconscious state, Epilepsy, Paralysis - Stroke, Brain Hemorrhage, Migraine, Headaches and Vertigo, Movement Disorders and Dystonia, Parkinsonism, Dementia and tips to improve memory, Infectious diseases of the brain.

      Parkinson disease causes physical symptoms at first. Problems with cognitive function, including forgetfulness and trouble with concentration, may start later. As the disease gets worse with time, about 4 in 5 people develop dementia. The Neuroscience of Hallucinations synthesizes the most up-to-date findings on these intriguing auditory, visual, olfactory, gustatory, and somatosensory experiences, from their .


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