Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia


ISBN: 978-1-4614-3105-3 (Print) 978-1-4614-3106-0 (Online)

Table of contents (31 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Assessment of Older Adults: Special Considerations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-9

      Special Considerations for the Neuropsychological Interview with Older Adults

    3. Chapter

      Pages 11-23

      Consideration of Cognitive Reserve

    4. Chapter

      Pages 25-41

      Considerations for the Neuropsychological Evaluation of Older Ethnic Minority Populations

    5. Chapter

      Pages 43-57

      The Assessment of Change: Serial Assessments in Dementia Evaluations

    6. Chapter

      Pages 59-77

      After the Diagnosis of Dementia: Considerations in Disease Management

    7. Chapter

      Pages 79-87

      Sleep and Aging

    8. Chapter

      Pages 89-107

      Medications and Cognition in Older Adults

    9. Chapter

      Pages 109-119

      Assessment of Depression and Anxiety in Older Adults

    10. Chapter

      Pages 121-134

      Neuropsychological Assessment and Management of Older Adults with Multiple Somatic Symptoms

    11. Chapter

      Pages 135-152

      Driving Evaluation in Older Adults

    12. Chapter

      Pages 153-165

      Environmental Design for Cognitive Decline

    13. Chapter

      Pages 167-192

      Prevention of Cognitive Decline

    14. Chapter

      Pages 193-216

      Clinical Neuropsychology Practice and the Medicare Patient

    15. Chapter

      Pages 217-223

      Professional Competence as the Foundation for Ethical Neuropsychological Practice with Older Adults

    16. Chapter

      Pages 225-235

      Ethical Considerations in the Neuropsychological Assessment of Older Adults

  3. Late Life Cognitive Disorders

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 237-237

    2. Chapter

      Pages 239-256

      Mild Cognitive Impairment and Normal Aging

    3. Chapter

      Pages 257-270

      Differential Diagnosis of Depression and Dementia

    4. Chapter

      Pages 271-280

      Assessment of Alzheimer’s Disease

    5. Chapter

      Pages 281-294

      Vascular Cognitive Impairment

    6. Chapter

      Pages 295-312

      Assessment in Acute Stroke Rehabilitation

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