Pt I: Approaches to the Study of Dementia: The Epidemiology of Dementia: Methodologic Issues and Approaches -- The Genetics of Dementia -- The Neurobiology of Dementia -- The Clinical Evaluation of Patients With Dementia -- Neuropsychological Assessment of Dementia
Pt II: The Major Categories of Dementia: Degenerative Dementias -- Vascular Dementias -- Viral Dementias -- Bacterial, Fungal, and Parasitic Causes of Dementia -- Metabolic Dementia -- Miscellaneous Causes of Dementia -- Cognitive Impairment in Psychiatric Syndromes
Pt III: Management and Treatment of Patients With Dementia: Biologic Therapies for Alzheimer's Disease -- Management of Patients With Dementia -- Legal and Financial Decision Making in Dementia Care
Pt IV: Conclusion
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