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Dealing with Dementia : A Guide to Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias - Brian Draper

Dealing with Dementia

A Guide to Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias


Published: 21st December 2012
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This work examines dementia with a special focus on Alzheimer's disease. A down-to-earth, comprehensive, and compassionate resource, this guide provides guidance for anyone struggling to come to terms with a diagnosis of dementia for themselves or a loved one. Filled with practical advice on drug treatments, complementary therapies, and residential or respite care, this guide is an invaluable tool for anyone worried about the effects of aging on the mind.

Title page; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Preface; Chapter 1 What is dementia; Chapter 2 Prevention of Dementia I; Chapter 3 Prevention of Dementia II; Chapter 4 The symptoms and course of dementia; Chapter 5 Types of dementia; Chapter 6 Dementia assessment; Chapter 7 Drug treatments; Chapter 8 Psychological treatments; Chapter 9 Families and other carers; Chapter 10 Community car services; Chapter 11 Residential care; Chapter 12 Ethical and legal issues; Chapter 13 The future; Appendix 1 Australian telephone helplines; Appendix 2 Websites; Appendix 3 Books for carers.

ISBN: 9781741152753
ISBN-10: 1741152755
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 21st December 2012
Edition Number: 1