Cognitive Rehabilitation in Old Age by Robert D. Hill, Lars Backman, Anna Stigsdotter-Neely

By Robert D. Hill, Lars Backman, Anna Stigsdotter-Neely

Cognitive deficits are a part of the traditional getting older method and are exacerbated via numerous ailments that have an effect on adults in previous age, akin to dementia, melancholy, and stroke. an important clinical and social attempt has been expended to judge even if cognitive deficits may be remedied via systematic interventions. The editors, in addition to the bankruptcy authors, signify numerous viewpoints that span conception in addition to perform. total, they target to deal with ideas in cognitive rehabilitation which are beneficial in intervention learn - learn which examines difficulties and matters in general and pathological getting older - and targeting the applying of cognitive education thoughts in common settings. therefore, the booklet is grounded in modern conception in cognitive getting older and is appropriate to either the practising clinician in addition to the researcher.It is geared up into 4 sections. the 1st highlights famous theoretical ideas; the second one seems at cognitive rehabilitation innovations in common getting older; the 3rd examines the interaction among way of life styles and cognitive functionality via making use of a huge definition of way of life offerings; and the fourth specializes in rehabilitation innovations that tackle matters in pathological (or diseased) aging.The authors supply a complete assessment of significant subject matters" - Annals, March 2001"Gerontologists and psychologists discover thoughts which may reduction examine into intervening to opposite or gradual cognitive deficits because of outdated age, and the applying of particular cognitive education techniques in typical settings. they appear at theoretical ideas, rehabilitation concepts in common and pathologicalaging, and the interaction among way of life styles and cognitive functionality. The examine is addressed to either researchers and practitioners. - SciTech e-book information, June 2000"

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E. (1982). Memory training for severe memory loss: Effects on senile dementia patients and their families. Gerontologist, 4, 373â 377. ; Neely, Anna Stigsdotter Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation in Old Age, 1st Edition Copyright ©2000 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part I - Theory-Driven Guidelines for Cognitive Rehabilitation Strategies in Older Adults > 2 - Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Memory Training 2 Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Memory Training Robert Hill Lars Bäckman A difficult issue that adults typically face as they as they grow older, and especially as they move into very late life, is declining memory function.

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