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Published by Karger in Basel, New York .
Written in English

  • Senile dementia.,
  • Dementia, Senile -- diagnosis.,
  • Dementia, Senile -- physiopathology.,
  • Dementia, Senile -- therapy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW. Meier-Ruge, (ed.).
    SeriesTeaching and training in geriatric medicine ;, 3
    ContributionsMeier-Ruge, W.
    LC ClassificationsRC524 .D47 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p. :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1741421M
    ISBN 103805544782
    LC Control Number92048243

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Dementing brain disease in old age. Basel ; New York: Karger, © (OCoLC) Online version: Dementing brain disease in old age. Basel ; New York: Karger, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Dementing brain disease in old age book Type: Book. The exponential increase in the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease with age, as well as the consistent presence of Alzheimer's disease pathologic changes in elderly people, has induced much debate regarding the relationships between brain aging and Alzheimer's disease.

Publisher Summary. This chapter reviews the culture and mental health in later life of a human being. The chapter presents some conceptions of culture that take into account its functions vis-a-vis the social collectivity and its functions vis-a-vis individual personality.

It also focuses on two related phenomena: (1) the special role that older individuals play in Dementing brain disease in old age book the ritual. For my 61 st birthday, inI was given the diagnosis of microvascular disease, after Alzheimer’s the second leading cause of dementia.

I was—as my rather blunt neurologist put it. Some well-known age-related neurological diseases include Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, deafness, and blindness. Even more common are the problems of aging which are not due to disease but to more subtle impairments in neurobiological systems, including impairments in vision, memory loss, muscle weakening, and loss of reproductive functions, changes in body weight, Pages: Combating Age-Related Brain Deterioration.

Your brain is shrinking at this very moment, the result of unavoidable age-related structural degradation. Starting at this process leads to everything from cognitive decline to learning disabilities. Eric Braverman outlines ways to reverse brain aging.

By Eric R. Braverman, MD, with Dale. Brayne C, Richardson K, Matthews FE, et al. Neuropathological correlates of dementia in overyear-old brain donors from the population-based Cambridge city overs cohort (CC75C) study.

J Alzheimers Dis. 18(3) Gomperts SN. Lewy body dementias: dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson disease dementia. Multi-Infarct or Vascular Dementia.

In the past, dementing illnesses were thought to be caused by “old age,” or “hardening of the arteries.” Now, we know this is not true. In multi-infarct dementia, repeated strokes destroy small areas of the brain. The accumulative effect of the damage from these repeated, small strokes leads to dementia.

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Author(s): Meier-Ruge,W(William) Title(s): Dementing brain disease in old age/ W. Meier-Ruge (ed.). Country of Publication: Switzerland Publisher: Basel ; New York. Brain Bank Program: The Brain Bank Research Program has been operated by our Center for more than 30 years.

It is one of the world’s largest collections of brain tissue, and contributes to research on the neurochemistry, physiology, and diagnosis of dementing illnesses.

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Dementia can also be attributed to stroke, old age (though not considered a normal part of aging), brain diseases, head injuries, excessive alcohol and drug use.

In summary, end-stage Alzheimer’s disease and other dementing illnesses and neurodegenerative diseases can be thought of as “brain failure,” analogous to “kidney failure” or “liver failure.” Failure of a vital organ without possibility of recovery or replacement of the.

Get this from a library. Brain health as you age: a practical guide to maintenance and prevention. [Steven P Simmons; William E Mansbach; Jodi L Lyons] -- While we may expect to live longer, many wonder if their brains will keep up with their bodies.

This book looks at typical functions and declines of an aging brain, the signs and symptoms of. blood pressing on the brain). The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is certain only after brain tissue has been examined under the mi-croscope.

The whole topic has great significance for our future, both as individuals and as a nation. Dementing illnesses are highly File Size: 2MB. The Neuropathology of the Dementing Disorders. Atherosclerosis and small vessel disease are the main causes of brain infarction.

The brains from 50 cases of proven dementia in old age were. In book: Acquired Aphasia, Chapter: Language in the elderly aphasic and the dementing patient, Publisher: Academic Press, Editors: M.

Sarno, pp Cite this publication Loraine K Obler. The most common form of dementing illness, Alzheimers Disease (AD) is a progressive, degenerative disease that attacks the brain, causing impaired memory, thinking and behavior. The person with AD may experience confusion, personality and behavior changes, impaired judgment, and difficulty finding words, finishing thoughts or following directions.

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Abstract. Depression is a common and potentially life-threatening disorder with a community prevalence as high as 13% (Gurland ). As many as 20%% of elderly patients with concurrent medical illness are depressed (Anonymous ; Moffie and Paykel ), and those over age 65 account for about 11% of the United States population but commit about 25% of all suicides (Sendbuehler and Author: M.

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"Alzheimer's disease" is the term used to describe a dementing disorder marked by certain brain changes, regardless of the age of onset.

Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging--it is not something that inevitably happens in later life. Rather, it is one of the dementing disorders, a group of brain diseases that lead to the loss of.

Many aspects of memory deteriorate w/ age Decline affects recent memory more than immediate or remote Ability to encode, store, and recall info is typically reduced in older adults; that is, memory processes become less effective, although the content of memory (knowledge) can continue to increase.

by David Shenk. New York: Random House, Inc., Shenk is a journalist and NPR commentator who has written more than just a book about AD, but a moving exploration of the nature of memory and the history of the disease from its discovery to the present.

He discusses the role of scientists, caregivers, and policymakers in the treatment. The Aging Brain. As we age there is a continual loss of neurons, but also a continual increase in the number of connections in each of the remaining cortical neurons this allows us to maintain functioning w/o behavioral loss well until old age.

in dementing diseases this increase in synapses fails to occur, so there is behavioral loss much sooner. “The Alzheimer's Action Plan provides a clear and compelling message that there is something we can all do about Alzheimer's disease. The book presents accurate, up-to-date information and step-by-step recommendations that people with the disease, their families, and friends can use now to reduce the potentially devastating effects of /5(55).

Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative disorder that attacks the brain and leads to dementia and is one of the most common dementing disorders of old mer's affected nearly 4 million individuals in the U.S.

ia is a group of symptoms characterized by an insidious decline in intellectual functioning of sufficient severity to interfere with normal daily. This chapter reviews the most relevant literature on qualitative and quantitative abnormalities in resting-state eyes-closed electroencephalographic (rsEEG) rhythms recorded in patients with dementing disorders due to Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, vascular disease, Parkinson’s disease, Lewy body disease, human immunodeficiency virus infection, and prion disease.

A common cause of dementia in late midlife and old age is Alzheimer disease (AD), which affects more than one in 20 individuals over the age of Past studies of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in patients with AD here suggested blood flow abnormalities, but findings have differed.

Preserving Mental Health as People Age the way the human brain ages with a focus on Alzheimer’s disease. The two wrote a book, “Nurturing the Older Brain and Mind,” in. Alzheimer's Disease Published on Mar 2, The purpose of the course is to explain what the disease is, describes the main areas in which researchers are working, and highlight new ap.

Dementia history dates back to BC, when Egyptian psychiatrists first documented the concept. However, it was not until that the phenomenon was given a name. Derived from Latin, the word dementia literally means ‘out of one’s mind.’ The term was first coined by a French psychiatrist, Philippe Pinel.

During the 18th century, dementia was a term used for people with intellectual. Introduction. There is ample evidence of age-associated changes in language processing on a variety of tasks (MacKay and Abram, ).Language impairment is also one of the features of cognitive impairment in the most common form of degenerative dementia, Alzheimer's disease (Ramage and Holland, ).According to one influential proposal, a common non-language-specific Cited by: The author discusses Alzheimer's disease and describes senile plaques, atrophy of the brain, the neurofibrillary degeneration, and also the uncertain role of aluminum in Alzheimer's by:   The book will be especially helpful for persons with early Alzheimer’s disease (yes, people with early Alzheimer’s can read, think and enjoy life fully), as well as family members and.

Rates of decline in Alzheimer disease decrease with age. PloS One. ; 7:e doi: / [PMC free article] Nourhashemi F, Gillette-Guyonnet S, Rolland Y, Cantet C, Hein C, Vellas B.

Alzheimer's disease progression in the oldest old compared to younger elderly patient: data from the by: Alzheimer's disease gradually deteriorates the brain and has the same effect as multi infarct dementia in that the ability to think and reason is lost.

While both types of dementias usually occur after the age of 65, it can occur at any age with the result that there are unfortunate individuals who suffer this fate as early as age 50 and even.

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