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Author Dash, Paul, 1954-

Title Alzheimer's disease / Paul Dash and Nicole Villemarette-Pittman.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Demos Medical Pub., c2005.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    616.831 DAS    Available
Description xiii, 207 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents 1. Understanding dementia and Alzheimer's disease -- 2. Normal aging versus Alzheimer's -- 3. How memory works -- 4. Diagnosis of dementia -- 5. Stages and prognosis in Alzheimer's -- 6. Alzheimer's versus other causes of dementia -- 7. Anatomy and biochemistry in Alzheimer's -- 8. Alzheimer's, depression, and other neuropsychiatric symptoms -- 9. Medications for Alzheimer's disease -- 10. Treatments for behavioral symptoms and other complications of Alzheimer's -- 11. Alternative treatments for Alzheimer's -- 12. Preventing Alzheimer's disease -- 13. Practical issues for the patient and family -- 14. Transition of care -- 15. Care for the caregiver -- 16. The future of Alzheimer's research and treatment -- Glossary -- Abbreviations
Subject Alzheimer's disease -- Popular works.
Alzheimer Disease -- popular works.
Added Author Villemarette-Pittman, Nicole, 1976-
ISBN 1932603123 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781932603125 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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