Chapter 11. Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic Disorders

  1. Michael B. First Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry1 and
  2. Allan Tasman Professor Chair2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029528.ch11

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

First, M. B. and Tasman, A. (2006) Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic Disorders, in Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029528.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019153

Online ISBN: 9780470029527

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Keywords:

  • delirium (acute confusional state, toxic metabolic encephalopathy);
  • delirium of general medical condition;
  • substance-induced delirium and delirium of multiple etiologies);
  • substance-induced persisting dementia;
  • metabolic and endocrine disturbances;
  • delirium, dementia, and amnestic disorders;
  • medication-induced delirium;
  • dementia of Alzheimer Type (DAT);
  • dementia of HIV disease;
  • Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Delirium

  • Dementia

  • Dementia of the Alzheimer Type

  • Vascular Dementia

  • Dementia Due to HIV Disease

  • Dementia Due to Other General Medical Conditions

  • Substance-Induced Persisting Dementia

  • Dementia Due to Multiple Etiologies

  • Amnestic Disorders