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Alzheimer's disease and other dementias

Author: Sonja M Lillrank
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2007.
Series: Psychological disorders (Chelsea House Publishers)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sonja M Lillrank
ISBN: 9780791090053 0791090051
OCLC Number: 65407193
Description: x, 118 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is dementia? --
Signs and symptoms of dementia --
Disorders related to dementia --
Alzheimer's disease --
Other types of dementias --
Causes and treatment of dementia --
Outlook for the future -? Glossary --
Endnotes --
Further reading --
Pertinent web sites --
Trademarks --
Index.
Series Title: Psychological disorders (Chelsea House Publishers)
Responsibility: Sonja. M. Lillrank ; consulting editor, Christine Collins ; foreword by Pat Levitt.
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Dementias are brain disorders that impair memory, thinking, and behavior, and Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form. This work provides clarification of this group of diseases and their  Read more...

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