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The Alzheimer's family : helping caregivers cope

Author: Robert B Santulli
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Typically the patient -- and his or her course of treatment -- are the natural focal points when it comes to Alzheimer's disease (AD). But Alzheimer's is an equally debilitating illness for family members and caregivers who must come to terms with its far-reaching emotional and physical burdens. In this handbook, clinicians are taught how to navigate the many interpersonal issues at the heart of AD -- that is, how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert B Santulli
ISBN: 9780393705775 0393705773
OCLC Number: 707710850
Notes: "A Norton professional book."
Description: x, 234 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The Alzheimer's family --
Memory loss and dementia : understanding the basics --
Facing the problem --
The long journey --
Maintaining a connection --
Safety issues --
Dealing with mood and behavioral issues --
Caregiver stress --
Long-term care --
The end of the journey : new beginnings.
Responsibility: Robert B. Santulli.

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Responding to families' questions and fears with compassion.  Read more...

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"Every family facing Alzheimer's seeks a doctor who `gets it'-who has the capacity and willingness to become an expert on them. Dr. Santulli's patient- and family-centered clinical expertise offers Read more...

 
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