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Published by Year Book Medical Publishers in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Geriatric psychiatry -- Congresses.,
  • Cognition disorders in old age -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by Carl Eisdorfer & Robert O. Friedel.
ContributionsEisdorfer, Carl., Friedel, Robert O., Sandoz Pharmaceuticals., Mekhon Bruḳdail le-geronṭologyah ṿe-hitpatḥut adam ṿe-ḥevrah be-Yiśraʼel.
LC ClassificationsRC451.4.A5 C62
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 169 p. ;
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4563730M
ISBN 100815130325
LC Control Number77077488

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A recent study by Streubel and Kunzmann () suggests that emotional arousal is a factor that needs more attention in aging research. That is, a focus . Cognitive disorders (CDs), also known as neurocognitive disorders (NCDs), are a category of mental health disorders that primarily affect cognitive abilities including learning, memory, perception, and problem solving. Neurocognitive disorders include delirium and mild and major neurocognitive disorder (previously known as dementia).They are defined by deficits in . There are a number of possible ways to group and categorise interventions in dementia care, for example, by the type of treatment approach used. In this and the following chapter, the main grouping is by the therapeutic goal, with three major domains highlighted: the maintenance of function, including cognitive functions, the management of behaviours that challenge and the . Cognitive therapy focuses on the thoughts, images, beliefs and attitudes that we hold and how this relates to the way we behave, as a way of dealing with emotional problems. This therapy is typically used in combination with drug treatment, and last 3 to 6 months, cognitive therapy isn’t over night process.

Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction. Postoperative cognitive dysfunction is a well-described phenomenon frequently seen in the elderly postsurgery (Terrando et al., ) suggested to involve neuroinflammation triggered by extra-CNS surgical trauma (Riedel, Browne, & Silbert, ). From: International Review of Neurobiology, Related terms.   Sleep disorders like insomnia, sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, and advanced sleep phase disorder are common among seniors. Along with the normal aches and pains associated with aging, the elderly are susceptible to illnesses like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and multiple sclerosis, which can make it increasingly difficult to get deep and restful sleep. A NEW PERFORMANCE TEST FOR ASSESSMENT OF EARLY COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT MOHAMMED M. AMIN, PARVEEN KHAN, HEINZ E. LEHMANN and JAMAL MIRMIRAN 1 2 Division of psychophannacology, HcGill University and The Lakeshore General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Final form, June ) Abstract Amin, Mohammed M., Parveen Author: Mohammed M. Amin, Mohammed M. Amin, Parveen Khan, Parveen Khan, Heinz E. Lehmann, Heinz E. Lehmann.   Cognitive–behavioural therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment for a number of psychiatric disorders in adults of all ages. With the proportion of the population aged 65 or over increasing steadily, it is important to be aware of how the Cited by:

What causes cognitive changes in people with PD? One cause is a drop in the level of dopamine, the neurotransmitter that is involved in regulating the body’s movements. However, the cognitive changes associated with dopamine declines are typically mild and restricted. Other brain changes are likely also involved in cognitive decline in PD.   The epidemiology and identification of brain deficit in the elderly. In Cognitive and Emotional Disturbance in the Elderly. Clinical Issues (ed. Eisdorfer, C. and Friedel, R. O.), pp. 11– Year Book Medical Publishers, Inc: New by: expectations, underlie emotional disturbance. The goal of therapy is to identify irrational beliefs, and through logical-empirical questioning, challenging, disputing and debating forcefully modify them His book Reason and Emotion in Psychotherapy remains a . Beck, A. T. (). Cognitive therapy and the emotional disorders. New York, NY: International Universities Press. has been cited by the following article: TITLE: Affective Modulation of the Startle Reflex Is an Ineffective Methodology to Examine Depression-Linked Interpretative Biases.