Course ObjectiveProvide an advanced course on the neuropathological, cognitive and
behavioural consequences of aging and age- related neurodegenerative
diseases, in particular dementia.
Course ContentThe clinical course of aging and dementia will be related to
neuropathological characteristics and specific functional neuronal
circuits. The clinical course will be explained in terms of cognitive,
behavioral and functional outcomes, for the various subtypes of
dementia. Specific attention will be given to the concept of preclinical
disease and the earliest clinical symptoms in dementia.
Teaching MethodsPlenary lectures, with an emphasis on interaction with the students.
Method of AssessmentOpen-end questions or mc questions.
LiteratureE. Scherder. Aging and Dementia. Neuropsychology, motor skills and pain.
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Fac. of Behavioural and Movement Science|
|Course Coordinator||dr. S.A.M. Sikkes|
|Examiner||dr. S.A.M. Sikkes|
dr. S.A.M. Sikkes
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