Dementia and Motor Neuron Disease by Michael Strong, Andrew Kertesz PDF

By Michael Strong, Andrew Kertesz

ISBN-10: 0415391660

ISBN-13: 9780415391665

Dementia and Motor Neuron disorder is a unmarried authoritative reference at the present realizing of frontotemporal dementia in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This finished paintings is perfect for medical and examine teams concentrating on dementia or ALS, in addition to these operating within the fields of neuroimaging and neuropsychology.

Key issues coated include:
• Frontotemporal dementia, together with background, anatomy and impairment
• scientific phenomenology and treatment
• Neuropathological, cognitive disorder and changed cognition spectrums
• Neuroimaging
• Molecular and mobile neuropathology
• Genetics
• Neurochemistry

With contributions from foreign opinion leaders in dementia and motor neuron illness, it is a extraordinary reference for tested clinicians and researchers, in addition to graduate scholars learning neurodegeneration.

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