Clinical Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neurology of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

ISBN : 9780199812370

Alexander I. Troster
560 Pages
162 x 236 mm
Pub date
Dec 2014
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The book provides an up-to-date account of the neuropsychological, cognitive-neurological, and neuropsychiatric aspects of movement disorders. The past ten years have seen an explosion of research covering non-motor aspects of Parkinson's disease and, more recently, movement disorders such as essential tremor, dystonia, corticobasal syndrome, progressive supranuclear palsy, and multiple system atrophy. It is often these neurobehavioral features that become troubling to the patient: they are sometimes difficult to recognize and treat, are associated with diminished patient and caregiver quality of life, and may hasten disease progression, loss of independence, and institutionalization. This book discusses the most recent diagnostic and treatment guidelines for such cognitive and psychiatric conditions in Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, while providing practical tips and strategies for general assessment. The rapid accumulation of research in this field makes it increasingly difficult for one or two people to author a comprehensive text in an expert manner. The world-class team assembled for this volume succeeds in covering widely diverse areas such as the pathology, neuroimaging, assessment, and treatment of an ever-growing set of neurobehavioral features of movement disorders - cognitive impairment and dementia, depression, apathy, anxiety, psychosis, and impulse control disorders. The text also surveys fundamental knowledge about basal ganglia function and dysfunction, assessment and evaluation techniques applicable to a range of movement disorders, and quality of life issues more broadly.


Part One: General Issues in the Clinical Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neurology of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
1. Basal Ganglia Circuits: Structure, Function, and Dysfunction
Thomas Wichmann and Mahlon R. DeLong
2. Neurocognitive Screening and Assessment in Parkinsonism
Jaime Kulisevsky and Javier Pagonabarraga
3. A General Approach to Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment of Movement Disorders
Michele K. York and Adriana M. Strutt
4. Movement Disorders and Their Impact on Quality of Life
Delia Lorenz and Gunther Deuschl
Part Two: Parkinson's Disease and Parkinson's Disease with Dementia
5. Neuropathology, Biomarkers, and Cognition in Parkinson's Disease
Eiron Cudaback, Brenna A. Cholerton, Kathleen S. Montine, and Thomas J. Montine
6. Structural and Functional Neuroimaging of Cognition and Emotion in Parkinson's Disease
Carme Junque
7. Genetics and Cognition in Parkinson's Disease
Madeleine E. Sharp and Roy N. Alcalay
8. Earliest Cognitive Changes and Mild Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson's Disease
Ben Schmand and Alexander I. Troster
9. Dementia in Parkinson's Disease
Arvid Rongve, Eirik Auning, Astrid Haram, and Dag Aarsland
10. Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson's Disease
Laura Marsh and Roseanne D. Dobkin
11. Impulse Control Disorders, Apathy, and Psychosis
Daniel Weintraub and Jennifer G. Goldman
12. Effects of Deep Brain Stimulation in Movement Disorders on Cognition and Behavior
Julie A. Fields
Part Three: Other Movement Disorders
13. Huntington's Disease
Arshia Sadreddin and Ioan Stroescu
14. Corticobasal Degeneration
Melissa J. Armstrong and Irene Litvan
15. Multiple System Atrophy
Kathy Dujardin and Luc Defebvre
16. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Barbara Borroni and Alessandro Padovani
17. Neuropsychological and Neuropsychiatric Features of Dystonia and the Impact of Medical and Surgical Treatment
Mariam Torkamani and Marjan Jahanshahi
18. Essential Tremor
Kelly E. Lyons and Alexander I. Troster

About the author: 

Dr. Alexander Troster's clinical and research interests include movement disorders, cognition, and deep brain stimulation. He has authored more than 180 scientific articles, medical journal articles, and book chapters, and his contributions have been recognized with fellowships from the National Academy of Neuropsychology and the American Psychological Association. A past president of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, he is the recipient of their Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Neuropsychology and Early Career Achievement awards. He serves on the editorial boards of five journals and several advisory boards.

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