Research Anthology on Diagnosing and Treating Neurocognitive Disorders
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Research Anthology on Diagnosing and Treating Neurocognitive Disorders

Projected Release Date: August, 2020|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 525
ISBN13: 9781799834410|ISBN10: 1799834417|EISBN13: 9781799834427|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-3441-0

Description

Cognitive impairment, through Alzheimer’s disease or other related forms of dementia, is a serious concern for afflicted individuals and their caregivers. Understanding patients’ mental states and combatting social stigmas are important considerations in caring for cognitively impaired individuals. Technology is playing an increasing role in the lives of the elderly. One of the most prevalent developments for the aging population is the use of technological innovations for intervention and treatment of individuals with mental impairments.

Research Anthology on Diagnosing and Treating Neurocognitive Disorders examines the treatment, diagnosis, prevention, and therapeutic and technological interventions of neurodegenerative disorders. It also describes programs and strategies that professional and family caregivers can implement to engage and improve the quality of life of persons suffering from cognitive impairment. Highlighting a range of topics such as dementia, subjective wellbeing, and cognitive decline, this publication is an ideal reference source for speech pathologists, social workers, occupational therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, pediatricians, researchers, clinicians, and academicians seeking coverage on neurocognitive disorder identification and strategies for clinician support and therapies.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Alzheimer’s
  • Cognitive Decline
  • Dementia
  • Healthcare Needs
  • Identity Awareness
  • Meaningful Communication
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Neural Connectivity
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Subjective Wellbeing
  • Technological Intervention

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.