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The Wiley Handbook on the Aging Mind and Brain

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The Wiley Handbook on the Aging Mind and Brain

A thought-provoking treatise on understanding and treating the aging mind and brain This handbook recognizes the critical issues surrounding mind and brain health by tackling overarching and pragmatic needs so as to better understand these multifaceted issues. This includes summarizing and synthesizing critical evidence, approaches, and strategies from multidisciplinary research-all of which have advanced our understanding of the neural substrates of attention, perception, memory, language, decision-making, motor behavior, social cognition, emotion, and other mental functions. Written by a plethora of health experts from around the world, The Wiley Handbook on the Aging Mind and Brain offers in-depth contributions in 7 sections: Introduction; Methods of Assessment; Brain Functions and Behavior across the Lifespan; Cognition, Behavior and Disease; Optimizing Brain Function in Health and Disease; Forensics, Competence, Legal, Ethics and Policy Issues; and Conclusion and New Directions. Geared toward improving the recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of many brain-based disorders that occur in older adults and that cause disability and death Seeks to advance the care of patients who have perceptual, cognitive, language, memory, emotional, and many other behavioral symptoms associated with these disorders Addresses principles and practice relevant to challenges posed by the US National Academy of Sciences and National Institute of Aging (NIA) Presents materials at a scientific level that is appropriate for a wide variety of providers
The Wiley Handbook on the Aging Mind and Brain is an important text for neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, physiatrists, geriatricians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and other primary caregivers who care for patients in routine and specialty practices as well as students, interns, residents, and fellows.


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    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781118772089
    Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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The Wiley Handbook on the Aging Mind and Brain

List of Contributors

Steven Anderson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa

David E. Anderson, M.S., Graduate Assistant, Department of Neurological Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Elena M. Andresen, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Provost, Oregon Health & Science University

Sato Ashida, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa

James A. Ashton-Miller, Ph. D., Albert Schultz Collegiate Research Professor and Distinguished Research Scientist, Biomedical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Internal Medicine-Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan

Joseph Barrash, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neurology, Carver College of Medicine; Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Iowa

Marla B. Bruns, MD, Ph.D., Cognitive Neurologist, Department of Neurology, Rochester Regional Health

William J. Burke, MD, Director, Stead Family Memory Center, Banner Alzheimer's Institute, Research Professor of Psychiatry, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix

A. A. Capizzano, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa

Roberto F. Cervantes, MD, Instructor; Psychiatrist, CHI Health Psychiatric Associates, CHI Health Clinic

Andrea Charise, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, English and Interdisciplinary Centre for Health & Society (ICHS), University of Toronto Scarborough; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; Director, Scope: The Health Humanities Learning Lab

Kuan-Hua Chen, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California, Berkeley

Madhusudana Rao Chikka, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Biology, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Iowa

Kelly J. Cole, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Appalachian State University

Sara J. Czaja, Ph.D., Leonard M. Miller Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Center on Aging, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami

Warren G. Darling, Ph.D., Department Chair and Professor, Health and Human Physiology, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Iowa

T. Scott Diesing, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences, Medical Director of Inpatient Neurology Services, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Melissa C. Duff, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Margaret L. Eginton, MFA, ISMETA, Registered Movement Therapist and Educator. Retired Associate Professor of Theatre Florida State University Graduate Actor Program; Former Head of Movement and Resident Coach, American Repertory Theatre/Moscow Art Theatre Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University, Retired Leading Dancer Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Stephen Petronius and Dancers (Bessie Award)

Eric B. Emmons, Graduate Student, Department of Neurology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa

Paul J. Eslinger, Ph.D., Professor of Neurology, Neural & Behavioral Sciences, Pediatrics, Radiology, & Public Health Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine and Hershey Medical Center

Sarah Fraumann Faris, MD, Assistant Professor of Urology, University of Chicago Medicine

Deema Fattal, MD, Chief of Neurology-VAMC; Director, Dizziness and Balance Disorders Clinic; Assistant Director, Residency Pr

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