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Diet and Nutrition in Dementia and Cognitive Decline

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Genere:Libro
Lingua: Inglese
Pubblicazione: 12/2014





Note Editore

Diet and Nutrition in Dementia and Cognitive Decline offers researchers and clinicians a single authoritative source which outlines the complex interrelationships between cognitive decline, dementia and the way diet can be modified to improve outcomes. In a cross-disciplinary field like dementia research and practice, clinicians and researchers need a comprehensive resource which will quickly help them identify a range of nutritional components and how they affect cognitive decline and the development of dementia.

While the focus is on clinical applications, the book also features landmark and innovative preclinical studies that have served as the foundation of rigorous trials. Chapters explore the evidence of how nutritional components, either in the diet or supplements, can either impede the development to, or progression from, the onset of dementia. Authors investigate how conditions and processes overlap between defined conditions and present studies which show that dietary components may be equally effective in a number of conditions characterized by declining cognition or dementia. This book represents essential reading for researchers and practicing clinicians in nutrition, dietetics, geriatrics, nursing, neurology, and psychology, as well as researchers, such as neuroscientists, molecular and cellular biochemists, interested in dementia.

http://www.acnr.co.uk/2015/07/diet-and-nutrition-in-dementia-and-cognitive-decline/



  • Explores the complex interrelationships between cognitive decline, dementia and the way diet can be modified to improve outcomes
  • Focuses on both clinical nutrition applications and the innovative preclinical studies that serve as the foundation for rigorous trials
  • Covers specific conditions and mechanisms in dementias, as well as general aspects, risk factors, lifestyle and guidelines for practitioners
  • Organizes chapter content in terms of the molecular, mechanistic, epidemiologic, and practical, so that correlations can be observed across conditions




Sommario

Part 1: Introductory Aspects, Specific Conditions and Basic Mechanisms in Dementia and Cognitive Decline

Part 2: General Aspects, Nutritional Factors and Specific Conditions in Dementia and Cognitive Decline

Part 3: Micronutrients in Dementia and Cognitive Decline

Part 4: Lipids, Amino Acids, Proteins and Alcohol in Dementia and Cognitive Decline

Part 5: Nutraceuticals and Dietary Components in Dementia and Cognitive Decline

Part 6: Practical Issues and Nutritional Health in Dementia and Cognitive Decline





Autore

Dr. Martin is a Professor of Mental Health at Buckinghamshire New University. He is a Registered Nurse, Chartered Health Psychologist, and a Chartered Scientist. He has published or has in press well over 250 research papers and book chapters. He is a keen book author and editor having written and/or edited several books all of which reflect his diverse academic and clinical interests that examine in-depth, the interface between mental health and physical health. These outputs include the Handbook of Behavior; Food and Nutrition (2011), Perinatal Mental Health: A Clinical Guide (2012); Nanomedicine and the Nervous System (2012), and the major reference works Comprehensive Guide to Autism (2014), Diet and Nutrition in Dementia and Cognitive Decline (2015), Comprehensive Guide to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (2016) and Metabolism and Pathophysiology of Bariatric Surgery: Nutrition, Procedures, Outcomes, and Adverse Effects (2017).
Dr. Preedy is a senior member of King's College London and Director of the Genomics Centre and a member of the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine. Professor Preedy has longstanding academic interests in substance misuse especially in relation to health and well-being. In his career Professor Preedy was Reader at the Addictive Behaviour Centre at The University of Roehampton, and also Reader at the School of Pharmacy (now part of University College London; UCL). Professor Preedy is an extremely experienced book editor, having edited influential works including but not limited to The Handbook of Alcohol Related Pathology, The Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse, The Handbook of Cannabis and Related Pathologies, The Neuroscience of Cocaine, and upcoming titles The Neuroscience of Alcohol, The Neuroscience of Nicotine, and more (all Elsevier).







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Altre Informazioni

ISBN:

9780124078246

Condizione: Nuovo
Dimensioni: 276 x 216 mm
Formato: Copertina rigida
Pagine Arabe: 1260






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