Cognitive-Communication Disorders of Dementia : Definition, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Paperback / softback Book

Cognitive-Communication Disorders of Dementia : Definition, Diagnosis, and Treatment Paperback / softback

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Written by internationally recognized experts, Cognitive-Communication Disorders of Dementia: Definition, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition provides students and practicing professionals with cutting-edge information on the diagnosis and treatment of cognitive-communication disorders associated with minimal cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia-related diseases. KEY FEATURES: -Chapters on MCI and cognitive stimulation therapy to delay or prevent evolution to dementia -A chapter on memory systems, cognition, and communication that provides a foundation for understanding the unique cognitive profiles of common dementia-related diseases -Three chapters devoted to therapy and care planning -A chapter on assessment and differential diagnosis Dr. Kathryn A. Bayles and Ms. Cheryl K. Tomoeda have more than 30 years of experience researching the effects of age-related diseases on communication, and the diagnosis and treatment of those diseases.

Their research has been supported by the NIH, the Alzheimer's Association, the Andrus Foundation, as well as the University of Arizona and the University of Central Arkansas.Their two standardized tests for assessing communicative function in individuals in various stages of dementia are widely used by professionals in the field. This comprehensive text, Cognitive-Communication Disorders of Dementia: Definition, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition, is the culmination of Dr. Bayles and Ms. Tomoeda's lifelong studies and research and is a valuable resource for students and clinicians alike.

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