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guide to the understanding of Alzheimer"s disease and related disorders

A. F. Jorm

guide to the understanding of Alzheimer"s disease and related disorders

by A. F. Jorm

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Published by New York University Press in Washington Square, N.Y .
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    Subjects:
  • Alzheimer"s disease.,
  • Dementia.,
  • Alzheimer"s Disease.,
  • Dementia.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony F. Jorm.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC523 .J67 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2379411M
    ISBN 100814741703
    LC Control Number87007929

    Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. In most people with Alzheimer’s, symptoms first appear in their mids. Estimates vary, butFile Size: KB. [email protected] UNDERSTANDING A Disease Process Module: ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE © May be copied for use within each physicalFile Size: 2MB.

      The diagnosis of probable AD has classically been based on clinical criteria, such as those published in by the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke-Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association (NINCDS-ADRDA). According to those criteria, a definitive diagnosis of AD requires postmortem Cited by: Huntington’s Disease is an inherited, degenerative disease. The disease causes involuntary movement and usually begins during mid-life. Parkinson’s Disease Dementia can develop in the later stages of Parkinson’s disease, a progressive disorder of the central nervous system. Lewy Body Dementia causes symptoms similar to Alzheimer’s disease.

    For over thirty years, this book has been the trusted bible for families affected by dementia disorders. Now completely revised and updated, this guide features the latest information on the causes of dementia, managing the early stages of dementia, the prevention of dementia, and finding appropriate living arrangements for the person who has /5(K).   A Caregivers Guide To Alzheimers Disease book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An estimated 5 million Americans have Alzhe.


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