Title APA Handbook of Dementia
Author Glenn E. Smith, Sarah Tomaszewski Farias
ISBN 9781433828799
List price USD 199.00
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Binding Hardbound
No of pages 712
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2018
Original publisher American Psychological Association (Eurospan Group)
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The APA Handbook of Dementia addresses assessment, comorbidity, evaluation, and treatment of various forms of dementia.

The handbook reviews common dementias including Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy body disease, vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia, and other less common dementias. It is organized into sections discussing diagnosis, epidemiology, and neurobiology (including neuropathology and neuroimaging); assessment, including cultural issues, methodology, and neuropsychology; and primary, secondary, and tertiary intervention strategies.

The handbook is intended as a resource for all psychologists and other health professionals that serve persons and families impacted by neurodegenerative disease.


Editorial Board

About the Editor-in-Chief


A Note From the Publisher


Part I. Foundations: Diagnosis, Epidemiology, and Neurobiology

Chapter 1: Contemporary Research Criteria for Dementia (Marilyn S. Albert)

Chapter 2: Epidemiology of Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment (Brenda L. Plassman and Guy G. Potter)

Chapter 3: The Neuropathology of Dementia (Melissa E. Murray and Michael DeTure)

Chapter 4: Traumatic Brain Injury and Repetitive Brain Trauma: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Dementia Syndromes (Breton M. Asken and Russell M. Bauer)

Chapter 5: Brain Imaging in Dementia and Antecedent Conditions (Sterling C. Johnson)

Part II. Assessment: Cultural Issues, Methodology, and Neuropsychology

Chapter 6: Assessment of Cognition in African American Older Adults (David Freedman and Jennifer J. Manly)

Chapter 7: Assessment of Age-Related Cognitive Changes and Dementia in Chinese and Chinese-American Older Adults (June Yu Paltzer)

Chapter 8: Neuropsychological Assessment of Spanish-Speaking Older Adults (Otto Pedraza)

Chapter 9: Widely Disseminated Tools for the Assessment of Populations at Risk for Dementia (Sandra Weintraub and Stephanie Kielb)

Chapter 10: Aging and Everyday Functioning: Measurement, Correlates, and Future Directions (Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe and Sarah Tomaszewski Farias)

Chapter 11: Financial and Medical Decision-Making Capacity in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (Kristen L. Triebel, Adam Gerstenecker, and Daniel C. Marson)

Chapter 12: Quality of Life in Dementia: Conceptualization, Measurement, and Psychosocial Treatment Implications (Rebecca G. Logsdon and Linda Teri)

Chapter 13: Clinical Assessment of Alzheimer’s Disease (Emily C. Edmonds, David P. Salmon, and Mark W. Bondi)

Chapter 14: Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment in Older Adults With Lewy Body Disease and Parkinson’s Disease (Julie A. Fields)

Chapter 15: Clinical Neuropsychology of Frontotemporal Dementia (Christa L. Watson, Jessica M. Foley, and Joel H. Kramer)

Chapter 16: Neuropsychological Evaluation for Vascular Dementia (David J. Libon, Melissa Lamar, Catherine C. Price, Angela L. Jefferson, Rodney Swenson, and Rhoda Au)

Chapter 17: Neuropsychology of HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (Lisa L. Barnes and S. Duke Han)

Part III. Intervention: Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Prevention Strategies

Chapter 18: Cognitive Reserve: Theory, Measurement, and Evidence (Daniel Barulli and Yaakov Stern)

Chapter 19: Social and Behavioral Factors Associated With Risk of Developing Dementia (Robert S. Wilson and Patricia A. Boyle)

Chapter 20: The Effects of Physical Activity on Cognition, Dementia Risk, and Brain Health (Sasha N. Skinner, Matthew P. Ellis, and Judy Pa)

Chapter 21: Cognitive Remediation Approaches and Dementia Prevention: Findings From the ACTIVE Trial and Related Research (Sherry L. Willis)

Chapter 22: Does Cognitive Training Reduce Risk for Dementia? (Elizabeth M. Zelinski)

Chapter 23: Evidence Supporting Common Cognitive Rehabilitation Techniques in Cognitively Symptomatic Older Adults (Benjamin M. Hampstead, Emily M. Briceño, and Sarah Garcia)

Chapter 24: Memory Compensation in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (Melanie J. Chandler and Anne L. Shandera-Ochsner)

Chapter 25: Multicomponent Approaches to Secondary Prevention of Dementia (Kelly J. Murphy)

Chapter 26: Disclosing a Neurodegenerative Diagnosis: The Complexities of Telling and Hearing (Brian D. Carpenter and Jonathan Gooblar)

Chapter 27: Treating Comorbidities in Dementia: Depression (Vonetta M. Dotson, Sarah M. Szymkowicz, and Molly E. McLaren)

Chapter 28: Sleep in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (Jennifer Rose V. Molano)

Chapter 29: Assessment and Pharmacological Management of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms in Dementia (Maria M. Reyes and Bruce Sutor)

Chapter 30: Support Groups and Dementia (Tai L. Sims and Joseph E. Gaugler)

Chapter 31: Education Programs for Informal Dementia Caregivers (Kenneth Hepburn, Mariya Kovaleva, and Carolyn Clevenger)

Chapter 32: Risks for Elder Abuse Among Persons With Dementia (Karen A. Roberto and Kirby Deater-Deckard)

Chapter 33: Person-Centered Care as Treatment for Dementia (Cameron J. Camp, Michelle S. Bourgeois, and Jérôme Erkes)

Chapter 34: Palliative and End-of-Life Care in the Context of Dementia (Rebecca S. Allen, Fei Sun, Hillary R. Dorman, and Amy E. Albright)


About the Editor-in-Chief:

Glenn E. Smith, PhD, is Elizabeth Faulk Professor and chair of the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Florida and Emeritus professor of psychology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Dr. Smith is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist. He received his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Nebraska and completed his internship in neuropsychology and geropsychology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and his fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Mayo Clinic. He has authored or coauthored more than 200 original articles and 16 book chapters in the area of cognitive aging and dementia. During his 25 years at Mayo, he, his trainees, and his collaborators created the Healthy Action to Benefit Independence and Thinking (HABIT®) program for persons with mild cognitive impairment. He is currently the principal investigator of the Comparative Effectiveness of Behavioral Interventions to Prevent or Delay Dementia study and co-principal investigator for the National Alzheimer’s & Dementia Patient & Caregiver-Powered Research Network; both projects were funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute. He is past president of the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology and of APA Division 40 (Society for Clinical Neuropsychology) and past chair of the APA Committee on Aging. In 2016, he received the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology’s Distinguished Clinical Neuropsychologist Award.

About the Associate Editor:

Sarah Tomaszewski Farias, PhD,
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis.

Target Audience:.

This handbook is intended as a resource for all psychologists and other health professionals that serve persons and families impacted by neurodegenerative disease.


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