Module Editor: Alexander Foulkes and Catherine Pennington

Degenerative neurological diseases including the dementias are one of the most important public health issues of our time. This module focuses on the dementias with sessions on the epidemiology, the approach to diagnosis, the investigation, clinical aspects, and treatment and care. The conditions considered include Alzheimer’s disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, cerebro-vascular disease and the less common conditions including prion disease.

Please select a lesson from the list below.


Available courses

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Investigation of Dementia

Alzheimer's Disease: Current and Future Treatments

Alzheimer's Disease: Genetics and Current Hypotheses

Caring for Patients with Dementia

Clinical Aspects of Alzheimer’s Disease

Degenerative Dementias: Current Concepts and Overview

Dementia with Lewy Bodies: Basic Science and Pathology

Dementia with Lewy bodies: Clinical Aspects

Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration: Basic Science

Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration: Clinical Syndromes

Huntington's Disease

Prion Disease: Epidemiology and Clinical Aspects

Prion Disease: Pathogenesis and Genetics

Vascular Cognitive Impairment: Current Concepts

Vascular Cognitive Impairment: Rare and Unusual Causes

Young Onset and Treatable Dementia