Memory Functioning in Dementia - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444889201, 9780080867434

Memory Functioning in Dementia, Volume 89

1st Edition

Editors: L. Backman
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444889201
eBook ISBN: 9780080867434
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 15th May 1992

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Table of Contents

EPISODIC MEMORY IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE. Patterns of Short-Term Memory Impairment in Alzheimer's Disease (R.G. Morris). Introduction. The Function of Short-Term Memory. Models of Short-Term Memory. Exploring Short-Term Memory in Alzheimer's Disease. Neuropsychological Mechanisms. Conclusions. References. Episodic Memory in Alzheimer's Disease: Breakdown of Multiple Memory Processes (J.T. Becker, O.L. Lopez). Introduction. Episodic Memory in Alzheimer's Disease. Secondary Episodic Memory. Conclusions. References. Storage, Forgetting, and Retrieval in the Anterograde and Retrograde Amnesia of Alzheimer Dementia (M.D. Kopelman). Introduction. Short-Term Forgetting. Long-Term Forgetting. Intermediate-Term Forgetting. Retrograde Amnesia and Autobiographical Memory. Conclusions. References. Utilization of Cognitive Support for Episodic Remembering in Alzheimer's Disease (A. Herlitz, B. Lipinska, L. Bäckman). Introduction. Item Richness. Item Exposure. Item Elaboration. Item Organization. Item Knowledge. Memory Training. Summary. References. NON-EPISODIC FORMS OF MEMORY IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE. Semantic Memory, Priming, and Skill Learning in Alzheimer's Disease (D.P. Salmon, W.C. Heindel, N. Butters). Introduction. Semantic Memory. Implicit Memory: Priming. Implicit Memory: Skill Learning. Conclusions. References. Semantic Knowledge in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease: Evidence For Degraded Representations (A. Martin). Introduction. Evidence for Degraded Knowledge Representations. On-Line Semantic Priming. A Model of Semantic Representations of Objects. Evidence in Support of Degraded Semantic Representations of Objects. Implications for Object Naming and Word-Finding Ability. Conclusions. References. Motor and Procedural Memory in Alzheimer's Disease (M.B. Dick). Introduction. Why Study Motor Memory in Alzheimer's Disease? Types of Motor Memory. Practical Applications. Further Areas of Exploration. References. ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND OTHER CLINICAL POPULATIONS. Memory Dysfunction in the Subcortical Dementias (W.W. Beatty). Introduction. Anterograde Memory. Access to Established Memories. Memory, Subcortical Disease, and the Frontal Lobes. Summary and Conclusions. References. Interaction of Language and Memory in Major Depression and Senile Dementia of Alzheimer's Type (V.O. Beattie Emery). Introduction. Nomological Context. Language Deficits in SDAT. Language Deficits in Major Depression. Memory Deficits in SDAT. Memory Deficits in Major Depression. Methods. Results. Discussion. Conclusion. References. PROGRESSION. Progression of Senile Dementia of the Alzheimer Type on a Battery of Psychometric Tests (M. Storandt, J.C. Morris, E.H. Rubin, L.A. Coben, L. Berg). Introduction. Method. Attrition. Index of Rate of Progression. Comparison of Demented and Control Groups. Principal Components Analysis. Correlates of Progression. Summary. References. Impaired and Preserved Semantic Memory Functions in Dementia (H.F.A. Diesfeldt). Introduction. Case Presentation I. Case Presentation II. Experimental Investigations of Semantic Abilities With Emphasis on Dissociations Between Two Alzheimer Patients. General Discussion. References. SUBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT. Use of Informants' Reports to Study Memory Changes in Dementia (A.F. Jorm). Introduction. Review of Informants Instruments. Assessing Theoretically-Interesting Memory Processes. Conclusion. References. Subject Index. Author Index.


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EPISODIC MEMORY IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE. Patterns of Short-Term Memory Impairment in Alzheimer's Disease (R.G. Morris). Introduction. The Function of Short-Term Memory. Models of Short-Term Memory. Exploring Short-Term Memory in Alzheimer's Disease. Neuropsychological Mechanisms. Conclusions. References. Episodic Memory in Alzheimer's Disease: Breakdown of Multiple Memory Processes (J.T. Becker, O.L. Lopez). Introduction. Episodic Memory in Alzheimer's Disease. Secondary Episodic Memory. Conclusions. References. Storage, Forgetting, and Retrieval in the Anterograde and Retrograde Amnesia of Alzheimer Dementia (M.D. Kopelman). Introduction. Short-Term Forgetting. Long-Term Forgetting. Intermediate-Term Forgetting. Retrograde Amnesia and Autobiographical Memory. Conclusions. References. Utilization of Cognitive Support for Episodic Remembering in Alzheimer's Disease (A. Herlitz, B. Lipinska, L. Bäckman). Introduction. Item Richness. Item Exposure. Item Elaboration. Item Organization. Item Knowledge. Memory Training. Summary. References. NON-EPISODIC FORMS OF MEMORY IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE. Semantic Memory, Priming, and Skill Learning in Alzheimer's Disease (D.P. Salmon, W.C. Heindel, N. Butters). Introduction. Semantic Memory. Implicit Memory: Priming. Implicit Memory: Skill Learning. Conclusions. References. Semantic Knowledge in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease: Evidence For Degraded Representations (A. Martin). Introduction. Evidence for Degraded Knowledge Representations. On-Line Semantic Priming. A Model of Semantic Representations of Objects. Evidence in Support of Degraded Semantic Representations of Objects. Implications for Object Naming and Word-Finding Ability. Conclusions. References. Motor and Procedural Memory in Alzheimer's Disease (M.B. Dick). Introduction. Why Study Motor Memory in Alzheimer's Disease? Types of Motor Memory. Practical Applications. Further Areas of Exploration. References. ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND OTHER CLINICAL POPULATIONS. Memory Dysfunction in the Subcortical Dementias (W.W. Beatty). Introduction. Anterograde Memory. Access to Established Memories. Memory, Subcortical Disease, and the Frontal Lobes. Summary and Conclusions. References. Interaction of Language and Memory in Major Depression and Senile Dementia of Alzheimer's Type (V.O. Beattie Emery). Introduction. Nomological Context. Language Deficits in SDAT. Language Deficits in Major Depression. Memory Deficits in SDAT. Memory Deficits in Major Depression. Methods. Results. Discussion. Conclusion. References. PROGRESSION. Progression of Senile Dementia of the Alzheimer Type on a Battery of Psychometric Tests (M. Storandt, J.C. Morris, E.H. Rubin, L.A. Coben, L. Berg). Introduction. Method. Attrition. Index of Rate of Progression. Comparison of Demented and Control Groups. Principal Components Analysis. Correlates of Progression. Summary. References. Impaired and Preserved Semantic Memory Functions in Dementia (H.F.A. Diesfeldt). Introduction. Case Presentation I. Case Presentation II. Experimental Investigations of Semantic Abilities With Emphasis on Dissociations Between Two Alzheimer Patients. General Discussion. References. SUBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT. Use of Informants' Reports to Study Memory Changes in Dementia (A.F. Jorm). Introduction. Review of Informants Instruments. Assessing Theoretically-Interesting Memory Processes. Conclusion. References. Subject Index. Author Index.


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© North Holland 1992
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About the Editors

L. Backman Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Section of Psychology, Stockholm Gerontology Research Center; and Department of Geriatic Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden