Prologue

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and Kelly Del Tredici1 (1) Zentrum f. Biomed. Forschung AG Klinische Neuroanatomie/Abteilung Neurologie, Universität Ulm, Ulm, Germany   Sporadic Alzheimer’s disease (AD) was first described by the physician Alois Alzheimer (Fig. 2.​1a)…

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Practical Implementation of INT

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Fig. 2.1 Diagram of INT (Roder et al. 2008a; with kind permission of Beltz Verlag) The sequence of the four treatment areas was established using the following criteria: Increase in…

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Empirical Evidence of INT

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Fig. 5.1 Effect sizes (ES) for the area of neurocognition for the INT group and the control group (CG). Neurocognition: attention, speed of information processing, verbal & visual memory, working…

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Theoretical Background

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Neurocognitive areas Description Impairments Speed of information processing Speed of the information to be processed Less information per unit of time Attention/vigilance Filtering of information Selective attention/sustained attention (vigilance) Lack…

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Therapy Requirements, Possible Applications, and Indication

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015Volker Roder and Daniel R. Müller (eds.)INT-Integrated Neurocognitive Therapy for Schizophrenia Patients10.1007/978-3-319-13245-7_3 3. Therapy Requirements, Possible Applications, and Indication D. R. Müller1   and V. Roder1   (1) University Hospital of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University…

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Structural and Quantitative MRI in Epilepsy

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Images Description Advantages T1-weighted images CSF is black Gray matter is dark White matter is bright Good visualization of brain morphology Used to initially define brain anatomy T2-weighted images CSF…

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Geriatric Patients with Epilepsy

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Fig. 3.1 Age-specific incidence of generalized-onset (solid circles) and partial-onset (plus signs) unprovoked epilepsies based on data collected in the Rochester Epidemiology Project from 1935 to 1984 (Hauser et al.,…

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