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Authors: Vee P. Prasher (Professor of Neuropsychiatry, The Greenfields, Monyhull, Brookfield Drive Kings Norton, Birmingham, United Kingdom) 
Book Description:
It has been almost 150 years since Dr. Langdon Down first brought to our attention people with Down syndrome. Life expectancy, level of intellectual functioning, physical health, psychological health, social functioning, and integration into society are all issues that have markedly changed since 1866. The matter of aging in people with Down syndrome has consistently remained an area of intense interest. This book documents the most important published literature on the issue of dementia and Down syndrome published since Dr. Langdon Down’s momentous paper. Further, a number of publications from the general population which have had significant impact in the field of dementia and Down syndrome, and a number of papers in young adults and children with Down syndrome that have important implications for the aging population have been included. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)


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Table of Contents:
Preface to the First Edition pp. i-xi

About the author

Dedication

Chapter 1. Introduction pp. 1-4

Chapter 2. Overview articles on dementia and Down syndrome pp. 5-15

Chapter 3. epidemiological issues on dementia in Down syndrome
pp. 17-38

Chapter 4. Neuropathological issues on dementia in Down syndrome
pp. 39-112

Chapter 5. Clinical presentation of dementia in Down syndrome
pp. 113-150

Chapter 6. Neuropsychological assessments for dementia in Down syndrome pp. 151-170

Chapter 7. Neuroimaging and neurophysiological issues on dementia in Down syndrome pp. 171-196

Chapter 8. Biochemical abnormalities, dementia and Down syndrome
pp. 197-228
Chapter 9. Genetic association between dementia and Down syndrome
pp. 229-253
Chapter 10. Management and treatment of dementia in Down syndrome
pp. 255-264
Chapter 11. Services for adults with Down syndrome and dementia
pp. 265-278
Chapter 12. Textbook publications on Down syndrome and Dementia
pp. 279-280
Chapter 13. About the Disability Studies Book Series pp. 281

Index pp. 283-321

   Series:
      Disability Studies (Joav Merrick - Series Editor - Medical Director, Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem, Israel)
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012- October
   Pages: 332, 7 x 10 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62081-263-1
   Status: AV
  
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FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
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AP At Press
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