Chapter 7. Neurophysiology, and Neuropathology of Ageing

  1. Dr Maggi Banning
  1. Cliff Roberts

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692264.ch7

Medication Management in Care of Older People

Medication Management in Care of Older People

How to Cite

Roberts, C. (2007) Neurophysiology, and Neuropathology of Ageing, in Medication Management in Care of Older People (ed M. Banning), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692264.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151740

Online ISBN: 9780470692264

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Keywords:

  • neurophysiology;
  • neuropathology;
  • ageing;
  • neurochemistry;
  • microstructure

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • In Search of the Nerve Cell

  • Neurochemicals and Synaptic Communication

  • Major Neurotransmitters in the Brain

  • The Dynamic Neurone, Plasticity and Memory

  • Changes in Neuronal Activity and Communication in the Ageing Brain

  • What Causes Cellular Damage with Ageing?

  • Conclusion