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This important book describes the effects of a range of medical, psychological, and neurological conditions on brain functioning, specifically cognition. After a brief introduction  of brain anatomy and function focusing on neural systems and their complex role in cognition, this book covers common disorders across several medical specialties, as well as injuries that can damage a variety of neural networks. The authors review findings on associations between these conditions and cognitive domains such as executive function, memory, attention, and learning, and describe possible causal pathways between diseases and cognitive impairment. Later chapters describe potential strategies for prevention, improvement, and treatment. The book's topics includeCognition in affective disordersCerebrovascular disease and cognitionCognitive sequelae of sepsisTraumatic brain injury and cognitionCognitive deficits associated with drug useObstructive sleep apnea and cognitionCognitive function in pulmonary diseaseThe Brain at Risk reflects the current interest in the links between body, mind, and brain, and will be of great value to researchers and practitioners interested in neuroscience, neuropsychology, and clinical research in the cognitive and behavioral consequences of brain injury and disease.

  • Auteur(s)

    Dawson Hedges, Thomas J. Farrer, Erin D. Bigler, Ramona O. Hopkins

  • Éditeur

    Springer

  • Date de parution

    15/10/2019

  • EAN

    9783030142605

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Action copier/coller

    Dans le cadre de la copie privée

  • Nb pages copiables

    1

  • Action imprimer

    Dans le cadre de la copie privée

  • Nb pages imprimables

    1

  • Partage

    Dans le cadre de la copie privée

  • Nb Partage

    6 appareils

  • Poids

    20 654 Ko

  • Distributeur

    Numilog

  • Diffuseur

    Numilog

  • Entrepôt

    Numilog

  • Support principal

    ebook (ePub)

  • Ref catalogue

    1536207

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