Improving the Quality of Life for Dementia Patients through Progressive Detection, Treatment, and Care, 1st Edition

  • Jinglong Wu
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  • ISBN-10: 1522509267
  • ISBN-13: 9781522509264
  • DDC: 616.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 353 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released November 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

The prominence of dementia within the global aging population has undergone an increase in recent years. To improve the living conditions of patients, researchers must place more emphasis on early detection methods. This book provides a thorough overview of emerging research on various neuroscience methods for the early diagnosis of dementia and focuses on the improvement of healthcare delivery to patients. Highlighting relevant issues on health information systems, behavioral indicators, and treatment methods, this book is a pivotal reference source for health professionals, neuroscientists, upper-level students, practitioners, and researchers interested in the latest developments within the field of dementia treatment.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Psychology, Mental Health, and Behavioral Studies (APMHBS) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
1: The Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease: From Behavioral to Genetic Study.
2: Environmental Landscape Design for Alzheimer’s.
3: Evaluation of the Relationship between Nutritional Status and Quality of Life among Nursing Home Residents with Alzheimer’s Disease.
4: Early Detection of Dementia: Advances, Challenges, and Future Prospects.
5: Dementia and Language Bilingualism Helps Ward Off Alzheimer’s Disease.
6: Stimulation Devices for Human Haptic Perception and Their Applications in Cranial Nerve Diseases.
7: Transfer of Training between Working Memory Task and Attentional Task.
8: Cognitive and Neural Mechanisms Involved in Interactions between Touch and Emotion.
9: Effects of Visual Contrast on Inverse Effectiveness in Audiovisual Integration.
10: The Status of Research into Intention Recognition.
11: Research on Current Situations for Functional Classification of Timing.
12: MRI-Compatible Haptic Stimuli Delivery Systems for Investigating Neural Substrates of Touch.
13: The Present Visual Equipment System and Its Application in fMRI.
14: Humanoid Robots: Future Avatars for Humans through BCI.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.