Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

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Baker & Taylor
Examines the symptoms, causes, and effects of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and demonstrates how various treatments affect the brain to help treat these disorders.

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Dementias are brain disorders that impair memory, thinking, behavior, and physical activity, and Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form, affecting 50 to 60 percent of dementia patients. Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias provides helpful clarification of this group of diseases and their specific types. Readers will learn how to recognize the symptoms of dementia or Alzheimer's disease, how these disorders are diagnosed, the latest theories about their cause, and how they can be treated. The book also directs attention to current research on the subject, the outlook for future prevention and treatment, and resources providing further information.

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Explores today's most common psychological disorders by examining their symptoms, causes, and effects; highlights the brain chemistry behind the disorders; and demonstrates how various treatments affect the brain to help ease or eliminate symptoms.

Publisher: New York, NY : Chelsea House, c2007
ISBN: 9780791090053 (hc : alk. paper)
0791090051 (hc : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: Y616.83 LIL
Characteristics: x, 118 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm

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