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Author Draper, Brian.

Title Dealing with dementia : a guide to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias / Brian Draper
Published Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2004


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 W'BOOL  616.831 Dra/Dwd  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents 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
Summary The most contemporary book on dementia with a special focus on Alzheimer's disease. Filled with practical advice on drug treatments, complementary therapies and residential or respite care, Dealing With Dementia will be an invaluable tool for anyone worried about their own symptoms or those of a loved one
Analysis Neurology & brain diseases (Australia)
Psychiatry/mental illness
Coping with illness/disability
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Of interest to seniors
Subject Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease -- Diagnosis.
Dementia -- Diagnosis.
Dementia -- Patients -- Care.
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Care.
Alzheimer Disease -- rehabilitation.
Alzheimer Disease -- therapy.
Alzheimer Disease -- diagnosis.
LC no. 00002488
ISBN 1865088536 paperback