Chapter 11. The Neuropsychology of Dementia: Alzheimer's Disease and other Neurodegenerative Disorders

  1. Bob Woods clinical psychologist nursing assistant Chair Co-Director Academic Director Director Professor of Clinical Psychology of Older People2 and
  2. Dr Linda Clare chartered clinical psychologist clinical neuropsychologist Reader in Psychology consultant3
  1. Robin G. Morris Professor of Neuropsychology

Published Online: 7 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch11

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

How to Cite

Morris, R. G. (2008) The Neuropsychology of Dementia: Alzheimer's Disease and other Neurodegenerative Disorders, in Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition (eds B. Woods and L. Clare), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Dementia Services Development Centre, Wales, Ardudwy, University of Wales, Bangor, Holyhead Road, Bangor LL57 2PX, UK

  2. 3

    School of Psychology, Brigantia Building, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK

Author Information

  1. Neuropsychology Unit, Institute of Psychiatry. King's College, PO Box 078, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470012307

Online ISBN: 9780470773185

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Keywords:

  • neurodegeneration and Alzheimer's disease (AD);
  • neuropsychology of dementia;
  • understanding emotional memory;
  • Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) or Steele-Richardson-Olszewski's syndrome;
  • frontotemporal dementias (FTD)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Alzheimer's Disease

  • Neurodegenerative Disorders Causing Dementia other than Alzheimer's Disease

  • Extrapyramidal Neurodegenerative Disorders

  • Conclusion

  • References