Biological Basis Of Childhood Neuropsychiatric393 Disorders

Bradley S. Peterson and Jaak Panksepp

Introduction 393

Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Specific Genetic Syndromes 394

Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia 408

Disorders of Impulse Control 409

Conclusions 419

References 420

Further Readings 435

15 AGING AND DEMENTIA 437

Mark T. Wright, A. John McSweeny, and Amy Kieswetter

History 437

Cognition and Memory in Normal Aging 439

Mild Cognitive Impairment 443

Definition of Dementia 448

Diagnosis of Dementia 450

Some Major Causes of the Syndrome of Dementia 451

Alzheimer's Disease 452

Frontotemporal Dementia 461

Vascular Dementia 467

Dementia with Lewy Bodies 471

Conclusions 475

References 476

Part III FUTURE PROSPECTS 487

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