Chapter 19. Alzheimer's Disease and Other Disorders Associated With Dementia

  1. Richard Hughes10,
  2. Michael Brainin11 and
  3. Nils Erik Gilhus12
  1. G. Waldemar1,
  2. B. Dubois2,
  3. M. Emre3,
  4. J. Georges4,
  5. I. G. McKeith5,
  6. M. Rossor6,
  7. P. Scheltens7,
  8. P. Tariska8 and
  9. B. Winblad9

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch19

European Handbook of Neurological Management

European Handbook of Neurological Management

How to Cite

Waldemar, G., Dubois, B., Emre, M., Georges, J., McKeith, I. G., Rossor, M., Scheltens, P., Tariska, P. and Winblad, B. (2006) Alzheimer's Disease and Other Disorders Associated With Dementia, in European Handbook of Neurological Management (eds R. Hughes, M. Brainin and N. E. Gilhus), Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 10

    Professor of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK

  2. 11

    Professor of Clinical Neurology, Donauklinikum Gugging and Donau-Universität, Krems, Austria

  3. 12

    Professor of Neurology, University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    Memory Disorders Research Group, Department of Neurology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology and Dementia Research Center, Hopital de la Salpetriere, Paris, France

  3. 3

    Department of Neurology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Turkey

  4. 4

    Alzheimer Europe, Luxembourg

  5. 5

    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

  6. 6

    Dementia Research Centre, Institute of Neurology, University College London, Queen Square, London United Kingdom

  7. 7

    Department of Neurology and Alzheimer Center, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  8. 8

    National Institute of Psychiatry & Neurology, Budapest, Hungary

  9. 9

    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130509

Online ISBN: 9780470753279



  • alzheimer's disease;
  • dementia disorders;
  • social support;
  • neuropathological confirmation;
  • aetiological diagnosis


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Diagnostic evaluation

  • Management of Alzheimer's disease and other disorders associated with dementia

  • Conclusion