The Handbook of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias - eBook
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Publication Date: 2011
Series: Blackwell Handbooks of Behavioral Neuroscience
- Brings the reader up-to-date with cutting-edge developments in this exciting and fast-paced field
- Summarizes the most recent developments in the fields of Alzheimer's disease and dementia
- Brings together articles from a prominent and international group of contributors
- Encompasses a unique range of topics, combining basic molecular perspectives and cognitive neurosciences
Dr. Neil W. Kowall is Chief of Neurology and Director of the New England GRECC at the VA Boston Healthcare System; he is also Director of the NIH-funded Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center, Professor of Neurology and Pathology at Boston University School of Medicine, and Lecturer in Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He has published over 170 papers in peer-reviewed journals including Science, Nature, the Journal of Neuroscience, and the Annals of Neurology.
Dr. Andrew E. Budson is the Deputy Chief of Staff and a member of the Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center (GRECC) at the VA Boston Healthcare System. He is also Associate Director for Research at the Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center, Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, and Lecturer in Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He was awarded the 2008 Norman Geschwind Prize in Behavioral Neurology and the 2009 Research Award in Geriatric Neurology, both from the American Academy of Neurology, and has published over 75 papers in peer-reviewed journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Brain, and Cortex.
“It is a comprehensive volume of work and would be useful for psychologists, medical students, allied health professionals, psychiatrists and clinicians in the field of research and clinical practice. The handbook is a credit to the author’s work and to all those who work clinically and research with this burgeoning group of individuals.” (South West Review, 1 June 2014
“I believe this textbook will be useful to a variety of readers from different backgrounds and at different stages of training and experience and I would be very glad to have it in my library.” (International Psychogeriatrics, 25 July 2013)