d, Table of Contents, Dementia, Dementia

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction 1
  • Important Terms to Know 3
  • Chapter One: What is Dementia? 7
  • 1. Defining Dementia 8
  • Myths about Dementia 10
  • 2. History of Dementia 13
  • Chapter Two: Types of Dementia 19
  • Different categories for types of dementia 20
  • 1. Cortical and Subcortical Dementia 20
  • 2. Primary and Secondary Dementia 21
  • 3. Reversible and Irreversible Dementia 22
  • Chapter Three: Common Causes Dementia 25
  • 1. Alzheimer’s Disease 26
  • Basics of Alzheimer’s Disease 26
  • Signs and symptoms: 28
  • Causes 31
  • Diagnosis 32
  • Treatment Options 33
  • Prognosis 36
  • 2. Vascular Dementia 37
  • Basics of Vascular Dementia 37
  • Signs and Symptoms 38
  • Causes of Vascular Dementia 40
  • Diagnosis of Vascular Dementia 42
  • Treatment Options 44
  • Prognosis 46
  • 3. Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) 47
  • Basics of Dementia with Lewy Bodies 47
  • Signs and Symptoms 49
  • Causes of DLB 51
  • Diagnosis for DLB 52
  • Treatment Options 54
  • Prognosis 55
  • 4. Frontotemporal Dementia 55
  • Basics of Frontotemporal Dementia 55
  • Signs and Symptoms 56
  • Causes of FTD 58
  • Diagnosis of FTD 59
  • Treatment Options 61
  • Prognosis 61
  • Chapter Four: Other Causes of Dementia 63
  • 1. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) 64
  • 2. Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD) 65
  • 3. Huntington’s Disease 68
  • 4. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) 71
  • 5. HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder (HAND) 72
  • 6. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) 74
  • 7. Niemann-Pick disease type C (NPC) 75
  • 8. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) 76
  • 9. Parkinson’s Disease Dementia (PDD) 77
  • 11. Posterior Cortical Atrophy (PCA) 78
  • 12. Other possible causes of secondary dementia 80
  • Chapter Five: Stages of Dementia 81
  • 1. Early Stage or Mild Dementia 82
  • 2. Middle or Moderate Stage 83
  • 3. Late or Advanced Stage 85
  • Chapter Six: Alternative Treatments for Dementia 87
  • Selecting an Alternative Practitioner to Work With 89
  • Lifestyle Changes 90
  • Chapter Seven: The Future of Dementia 93
  • Research 94
  • International Efforts 96
  • Spreading Awareness 97
  • Index 99
  • Photo References 107
  • References 109

Pin It on Pinterest