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Author: Patrick McNamara
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2011.
Series: Brain, behavior, and evolution (Westport, Conn.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
It is estimated that more than five million Americans suffer from the various forms of dementia. While dementia is most common among the elderly, it can affect anyone in the adult population. Unfortunately, most dementias currently cannot be reversed, but breakthroughs in the genetics are yielding new insights.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2011
(DLC) 2010041082
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick McNamara
ISBN: 9780313384356 0313384355
OCLC Number: 706471633
Description: 1 online resource (3 volumes) : illustrations
Contents: v. 1. History and incidence --
v. 2. Science and biology --
v. 3. Treatments and developments.
Series Title: Brain, behavior, and evolution (Westport, Conn.)
Responsibility: Patrick McNamara, editor.


This three-volume collection of essays provides a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art clinical phenomenology, mechanisms, and treatment strategies for the major dementias-particularly the  Read more...


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"This reference set presents advances in dementia that behavioral scientists have made since they adopted techniquesused by evolutionary biologists. . . . Recommended. Upper-level undergraduates Read more...

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