Table of contents for The ageing brain : the neurobiology and neuropsychiatry of ageing / edited by Perminder S. Sachdev.


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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS                                         ix
Section I   Introduction                                   1
CHAPTER 1: THE AGEING BRAIN                               3
Perminder S Sachdev
CHAPTER 2  POPULATION AGEING, HUMAN LIFESPAN AND
NEURODEGENERATIVE DISORDERS: A FIFTH EPIDEMIOLOGIC
TRANSITION                                            11
G Anthony Broe
Section II  Characteristics of the ageing brain          33
CHAPTER 3  STRUCTURAL CHANGES IN THE AGEING HUMAN BRAIN  35
Jillian J Kril
CHAPTER 4  STRUCTURAL NEUROIMAGING OF THE AGEING BRAIN   49
Jeffrey CL Looi and Perminder S Sachdev
CHAPTER 5  NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL, SENSORY AND MOTOR CHANGES
WITH AGEING                                           63
Stephen R Lord and Rebecca St George
CHAPTER 6  COGNITIVE CHANGES AND THE AGEING BRAIN        75
Helen Christensen and Rajeev Kumar
CHAPTER 7  AGEING OF THE HUMAN BRAIN AS STUDIED BY
FUNCTIONAL NEUROIMAGING                               97
Julian. N Trollor and Perminder S Sachdev



CHAPTER 8   NEUROENDOCRINE ASPECTS OF BRAIN AGEING       139
George A Smythe
CHAPTER 9   CEREBROVASCULAR SYSTEM AND THE AGEING BRAIN  153
Valendai K Srikanth and Geoffrey A Donnan
Section III  Factors influencing brain ageing            171
CHAPTER 10 THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
AND FRONTOTEMPORAL DEMENTIA                           173
John BJ Kwok and Peter R Schofield
CHAPTER 11 OXIDATIVE AND FREE RADICAL MECHANISMS IN BRAIN
AGEING                                                187
Judy de Haan, Rocco C lannello, Peter J Crack, Paul Hertzog and
Ismail Kola
CHAPTER 12 THE ROLE OF NUTRITIONAL FACTORS IN COGNITIVE
AGEING                                                205
Janet Bryan
CHAPTER 13 THE BRAIN RESERVE HYPOTHESIS                  223
Peter W Schofield
Section IV  Clinical interface                           241
CHAPTER 14 WILL WE ALL DEMENT IF WE LIVE LONG ENOUGH?    243
Carol Brayne
CHAPTER 15 DETECTING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AT THE
PRE-SYMPTOMATIC STAGE                                 259
Gary W Small
CHAPTER 16 PARKINSONISM AND AGEING                       275
John GL Morris, Mariese A Hely and Glenda M Halliday
CHAPTER 17 AGE VARIATION IN THE PREVALENCE OF DEPRESSION:
 ARE STUDY FINDINGS MEANINGFUL?                          283
John Snowdon
CHAPTER 18 VASCULAR DEMENTIA                             299
Perminder S Sachdev



CHAPTER 19 CONCLUSION                                   323
Perminder S Sachdev
CONTRIBUTORS ADDRESS LIST                               327
SUBJECT INDEX                                           333
AUTHOR INDEX





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Brain Aging, Geriatric neuropsychiatry, Nervous system Degeneration