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Ageing and Dementia

  • K. Jellinger
  • F. Fazekas
  • M. Windisch

Part of the Journal of Neural Transmission. Supplementa book series (NEURAL SUPPL, volume 53)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VIII
  2. W. T. Longstreth Jr., Cardiovascular Health Study Collaborative Research Group
    Pages 9-16
  3. A. J. C. Slooter, C. M. van Duijn, M. L. Bots, A. Ott, M. B. Breteler, J. De Voecht et al.
    Pages 17-29
  4. F. Fazekas, R. Schmidt, R. Kleinert, P. Kapeller, G. Roob, E. Flooh
    Pages 31-39
  5. J. C. de Groot, F. E. de Leeuw, M. M. B. Breteler
    Pages 41-67
  6. C. Duyckaerts, M. A. Colle, F. Dessi, Y. Grignon, F. Piette, J.-J. Hauw
    Pages 119-126
  7. R. D. Terry
    Pages 141-145
  8. C. Haass, J. Grünberg, A. Capell, C. Wild-Bode, U. Leimer, J. Walter et al.
    Pages 159-167
  9. K. Iqbal, A. del C. Alonso, C.-X. Gong, S. Khatoon, J.-J. Pei, J. Z. Wang et al.
    Pages 169-180
  10. C. Bancher, K. Jellinger, I. Wichart
    Pages 185-197
  11. J. Kornbuber, J. Wiltfang
    Pages 277-287
  12. M. E. González, L. Francis, O. Castellano
    Pages 333-341
  13. B. Hutter-Paier, E. Grygar, M. Frühwirth, I. Temmel, M. Windisch
    Pages 363-372
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 399-407

About these proceedings

Introduction

Ageing and dementia are closely related conditions. Increasing age of the general population causes increasing incidence of dementing disorders in later life, although cognitive impairment is not necessarily a consequence of advancing age. The book presents the papers of the International Symposium on Ageing and Dementia, October 17–19, 1997 in Graz, where internationally renowned experts in the field of ageing and dementia gave an overview of the current knowledge about the epidemiology, pathomorphology, clinical diagnosis and course of brain ageing processes and related dementing disorders, biochemical markers and imaging procedures for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and current approaches to a successful treatment of dementia. "... this book will be of interest to clinicians with previous experience of clinical dementia assessements, and to researchers who want a comprehensive update on research areas of dementia with which they are less familiar. It will also be of interest to those following the development of neurotrophe factors for treatment of dementia who need an extensive introduction to the preclinical studies of Cerebrolysin®. The book will be fairly useful as a textbook for clinicians who are learning about clinical dementia assessments for the first time.” Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica

Keywords

Alzheimer Alzheimer's disease cognitive impairment dementia diagnosis epidemiology genetics neurons

Editors and affiliations

  • K. Jellinger
    • 1
  • F. Fazekas
    • 2
  • M. Windisch
    • 3
  1. 1.Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institut für Klinische NeurobiologieWienAustria
  2. 2.Universitätsklinik für NeurologieGrazAustria
  3. 3.Institut für Experimentelle PharmakologieForschungsinitiative EBEWEGrazAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-6467-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag/Wien 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-211-83114-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7091-6467-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0303-6995
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