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Autor: Vee P. Prasher.
Herausgeber: Vee P. Prasher
Titel: Neuropsychological Assessments of Dementia in Down Syndrome and Intellectual Disabilities
Verlag: Springer-Verlag
ISBN/ISSN: 9781848002494
Auflage: 1
Preis : CHF 94.90
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Kategorie: Psychologie
Sprache: English
Technische Daten
Seiten: 232
Kopierschutz: DRM
Geräte: PC/MAC/eReader/Tablet
Formate: PDF
Inhaltsangabe

This book reviews important neuropsychological measures currently used in the assessment of dementia by the principal clinicians and researchers associated with the test, offering practical guidance on each test along with an analysis of its limitations.

Inhaltsverzeichnis
Preface6
Acknowledgment8
Contents9
Contributors11
Abbreviations14
Overview of the Neuropsychological Assessment of Dementia in Intellectual Disability15
Introduction15
Psychological Tools18
Summary28
References28
Issues in Dementia Assessment Methods33
Introduction33
Worldview Implications: Adults with Down Syndrome33
Schedule for Assessment34
Purpose of Assessment35
Characteristics of Individuals Being Assessed37
Methods to Address Individual Differences39
Informant Report or Direct Assessment of Performance40
Evaluation of Assessment Scales and Techniques43
Clinical Usefulness of Dementia Assessment Scales and Techniques48
Summary48
References48
The Dementia Questionnaire for People with Intellectual Disabilities53
Introduction53
Background53
DMR Designing Process54
First Studies, Leading to Publication of the Final Version54
Psychometric Properties55
Judgment by Committee on Test Affairs Netherlands58
Applications of the DMR58
Other Studies of the DMR60
Summary62
References64
Dementia Scale for Down Syndrome66
Introduction66
Background on the Development of the Scale66
The Dementia Scale for Down Syndrome67
Psychometric Properties of the DSDS70
Reliability and Validity Studies70
The DSDS in Neuropsychological Assessment73
Published Studies that Used the DSDS75
Advantages and Disadvantages of the DSDS75
Summary77
References77
The Dyspraxia Scale for Adults with Down Syndrome80
Introduction80
Rationale80
Background81
Dyspraxia Scale Construction81
Description and Administration of the Dyspraxia Scale for Adults with Down Syndrome82
Psychometric Properties of the Dyspraxia Scale for Adults with Down Syndrome89
Review of Published Research Studies with the Dyspraxia Scale for Adults with Down Syndrome96
Future Developments98
Summary99
References100
Adaptive Behavior Change and Dementia in Down Syndrome: Case Classification Using the Adaptive Behavior Scale103
Introduction103
Background to the Adaptive Behavior Scale104
Reliability and Validity of ABS105
Research Studies107
Summary113
References114
The Cambridge Examination for Mental Disorders of Older People with Downs Syndrome and Others with Intellectual Disabilities ( CAMDEX- DS)118
Background118
Rationale for the Development of the CAMDEX-DS118
Development and Use of the CAMDEX in the General Elderly Population119
Modification of the CAMDEX Schedule for Use with Adults with Down Syndrome121
Validity and Reliability of the CAMDEX-DS124
Using the CAMDEX-DS126
Guidance for Postdiagnosis Intervention129
Review of Research Studies Using the CAMDEX-DS130
Pros and Cons of the CAMDEX-DS133
Clinical Experience134
Summary135
References136
The Test for Severe Impairment139
Introduction139
Development of Test for Severe Impairment140
Validity and Reliability142
Results145
Discussion146
Summary148
References150
The Cued Recall Test: Detection of Memory Impairment153
Introduction153
Background153
Identification of Memory Impairment in Adults with Dementia in the General Population154
Age-Associated Memory Impairment and Down Syndrome155
Diagnosis of Early-Stage Dementia in Adults with Down Syndrome155
Early Identification of Significant Memory Impairment in Adults with Down Syndrome156
Measures of Episodic Memory in Adults with Down Syndrome157
Procedure158
Participant Characteristics159
Psychometric Properties160
Mild Cognitive Impairment164
Longitudinal Data165
Normal Aging and Free Recall166
Evaluation of Two Trials167
Pros and Cons of Cued Recall Test167
Summary169
References170
The Adaptive Behavior Dementia Questionnaire ( ABDQ)172
Introduction172
Background172
Development of the ABDQ176
Psychometric Properties of ABDQ182
Future Issues183
Summary183
References184
Strengths of Previous Work and Future Challenges186
Strengths of Previous Work186
Administration Techniques188
Identification of Dementia Onset191
Monitoring the Progression of Dementia192
Differential Diagnosis192
Evaluation Methods193
Future Challenges and Directions194
Conclusions196
References197
Appendix 1 Questions on Clinical Usefulness of Scales, Tests, and Techniques198
References199
Appendix 2200
Appendix 3 Scoring Sheet for the Dyspraxia Scale for Adults with Down Syndrome202
Appendix 4204
Appendix 5205
Appendix 6206
Appendix 7 Test For Severe Impairment213
Appendix 8 The Adaptive Behavior Dementia Questionnaire ( ABDQ)217
Index218