Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERSISBN: 9781849053747

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Imprint: JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
By:
Brian Draper
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PAPERBACK
Pages:
288

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Preface. 1. What is Dementia? 2. Prevention of Dementia - General Strategies. 3. Prevention of Dementia - Strategies for Individuals at Risk. 4. The Symptoms and Course of Dementia. 5. Types of Dementia. 6. Dementia Assessment. 7. Drug Treatments. 8. Psychosocial Treatments. 9. Family and Other Caregivers. 10. Community Care Services. 11. Residential Long-term Care. 12. Ethical and Legal Issues. 13. The Future. Appendix I: Telephone Helplines. Appendix II: Websites with Information About Accessing Services in Canada, Ireland, the UK and the US. Appendix III: Books for Carers. Glossary. References. Index.

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