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Title Concepts of Alzheimer disease : biological, clinical, and cultural perspectives / edited by Peter J. Whitehouse, Konrad Maurer, and Jesse F. Ballenger
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000


Description 1 online resource (xx, 321 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. I. The Cases of Auguste D. and Johann F.: Origins of the Modern Concept of Alzheimer Disease. 1. Auguste D.: The History of Alois Alzheimer's First Case / Konrad Maurer, Stephan Volk and Hector Gerbaldo. 2. Johann F.: The Historical Relevance of the Case for the Concept of Alzheimer Disease / Hans-Jurgen Moller and Manuel B. Graeber -- pt. II. From Alzheimer to the Present. 3. Neurofibrillary Changes: The Hallmark of Alzheimer Disease / Heiko Braak and Eva Braak. 4. Contributions of German Neuroscience to the Concept of Alzheimer Disease / Hans Forstl. 5. Beyond the Characteristic Plaques of Tangles: Mid-Twentieth-Century U.S. Psychiatry and the Fight Against Senility / Jesse F. Ballenger. 6. The Rediscovery of Alzheimer Disease During the 1960s and 1970s / Robert Katzman and Katherine L. Bick. 7. The History of the Genetics of Alzheimer Disease / Daniel A. Pollen -- pt. III. Alzheimer Disease as a Social and Cultural Entity. 8. Alzheimer Disease: Epistemological Lessons from History? / Rob J.M. Dillmann. 9. Aging, Culture, and the Framing of Alzheimer Disease / Martha Holstein. 10. Narrative Practice and the Inner Worlds of the Alzheimer Disease Experience / Jaber F. Gubrium -- pt. IV. Politics, Policy, and the Perspectives of the Caregiver and Patient. 11. The Role of the Concept of Alzheimer Disease in the Development of the Alzheimer's Association in the United States / Patrick J. Fox. 12. The History of the Alzheimer's Association: Future Public Policy Implications / Katherine L. Bick. 13. The Concept of Alzheimer Disease in a Hypercognitive Society / Stephen G. Post -- pt. V. Progress and its Problems: The Future of Alzheimer Disease. 14. Alzheimer Disease and the New Biology / Larry Altstiel and Steven Paul. 15. The Genetics of Alzheimer Disease: Some Future Implications / Robert Mullan Cook-Deegan. 16. History and the Future of Alzheimer Disease / Peter J. Whitehouse
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease -- Genetic aspects
Alzheimer's disease -- Social aspects
Alzheimer Disease
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Alzheimer's & Dementia.
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer's disease -- Genetic aspects
Alzheimer's disease -- Social aspects
Maladie d'Alzheimer -- Génétique -- Congrès comme sujet.
Maladie d'Alzheimer -- Histoire -- Congrès comme sujet.
Neurosciences -- histoire -- Congrès comme sujet.
Alzheimer, Maladie dx Psychologie -- Congrès.
Neuroscience -- Histoire -- Congrès.
Ziekte van Alzheimer.
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Whitehouse, Peter J
Maurer, Konrad, 1943-
Ballenger, Jesse F
ISBN 0801877156