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Is It Alzheimer's?: 101 Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions about Memory Loss and Dementia
 

Is It Alzheimer's?: 101 Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions about Memory Loss and Dementia (Hardback)

By Rabins, Peter V.

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Perhaps someone in your family has been diagnosed with Alzheimer disease-or maybe you worry about developing memory loss yourself. In Is It Alzheimer's?, Dr. Peter V. Rabins, a top expert in the field, educates readers by answering 101 often-asked questions about memory loss and ...dementia. Written in a conversational, easy-to-use Q&A style, the book is organized into seven unique sections. A companion to the best-selling The 36-Hour Day, which Dr. Rabins coauthored, this book discusses * how to distinguish typical memory loss from early dementia* how dementia is diagnosed* what factors play a role in the progression of dementia* whether it's possible to lower your risk of developing Alzheimer disease or dementia* how to improve the quality of life of people with dementia* how to assess long-term care facilities and nursing homes* available treatments, including medication* how to explain the symptoms of Alzheimer disease and dementia to others* how to provide caregivers with psychological and emotional support* and much more Aimed at friends and family members of the estimated 5.1 million US adults with dementia, as well as adults who are concerned about developing dementia, the book offers helpful directions and comfort. Is It Alzheimer's? is a quick, accessible, and essential reference for anyone who hopes to navigate the confusion of dementing illnesses.
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ISBN 9781421436395
Released NZ 15 Mar 2020
Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
Format Hardback
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Series A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book
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ISBN-13 9781421436395
Stock Available
Status Pre-order title, release date has been delayed
Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
Imprint Johns Hopkins University Press
Released 15 Mar 2020
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Rabins, Peter V.
Series A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book
Category Psychology
Geriatric Medicine
Popular Medicine
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 18mm
Dewey Code 616.831
Weight 318g
Interest Age 18+ years
Reading Age 18+ years
Library of Congress Alzheimer's disease, Dementia - Miscellanea
NBS Text Family & Health: General
ONIX Text General/trade

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