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  • Mother in the Middleby Sybil Lockhart

    Touchstone 2009; US$ 19.99

    Sybil Lockhart, a Berkeley neurobiologist, became a "mother in the middle" when she was pregnant with her second daughter and her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. What makes Sybil's story different, and so powerful, is that she understood the neurological processes, by turns exciting and devastating, that were taking place in the brains... more...

  • Dementia and Wandering Behaviorby Nina M. Silverstein; Gerald Flaherty; Terri Tobin

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 55.00

    Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!. Alzheimer's is quickly becoming the epidemic of the 21st century. Today, an estimated four million Americans suffer from this devastating disease. This number could explode to 14 million by the year 2050, when baby boomers come of age. Written in a clear and accessible style, Dementia and Wandering Behavior... more...

  • Dementia, Design and Technologyby P. Topo; B. Östlund

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 145.00

    An anthology that answers a need to understand design that supports the daily life of people with dementia. It intends to support the research and development around the topic of dementia in older people, which has stressed innovation, participation in the design process, as well as technical competence and the physical environment. more...

  • The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementiasby Myron F. Weiner; Anne M. Lipton

    American Psychiatric Publishing 2009; US$ 148.00

    This text describes in detail the most common conditions and diseases leading to dementia and covers pharmacologic, behavioral, and environmental treatments. With content ranging from basic research to clinical guidance, it contains information on nearly every subject related to dementing conditions or illnesses. more...

  • The Reluctant Caregiversby ANNE HENDERSHOTT

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 108.00

    Although Hendershott has spent many years teaching and writing about the sociological aspects of aging, she writes that none of this could have prepared me for the overwhelming challenge of caring for my own mother-in-law in my home. She introduces baby boomers as the unexpected caregivers of the coming decades. The process of family denial about symptoms,... more...

  • Guide to Alzheimer's Diseaseby Barry Reisberg

    Free Press 2008; US$ 17.95

    An excellent and intelligent book for the families of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Written by long-time researcher Dr. Barry Reisberg, this guide is filled with information for the families, loved ones, spouses, and friends of people living with Alzheimer's disease. more...

  • BACEby Varghese John

    Wiley 2010; US$ 120.00

    BACE inhibitors and their use in the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease BACE (β-site of APP cleaving enzyme) is a critical component in Alzheimer's Disease (AD), and the development of BACE inhibitors shows great potential as a therapy for the disease. BACE: Lead Target for Orchestrated Therapy of Alzheimer's Disease covers virtually all aspects... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Alzheimer's Diseaseby Carol Turkington

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 90.00

    In more than 500 entries, The Encyclopedia of Alzheimer's Disease, Second Edition presents a wealth of information on the physical, emotional, and intellectual conditions that affect Alzheimer's sufferers. It also examines the current research on prevention, causes, and treatments, as well as the social issues surrounding the disease. Appendixes... more...

  • Understanding Alzheimers Diseaseby Neal R. Cutler; John J. Sramek

    University Press of Mississippi 1997; US$ 14.00

    Alzheimer's disease has received growing attention in recent years because the affected population is growing quickly as life spans in America creep ever upward. As they near retirement, many Americans start to fear that any minor memory lapse-misplacing the keys or forgetting a name-might spell Alzheimer's. In reality such incidents are a... more...

  • A Guide to Alzheimer's Diseaseby John H. Growdon; Harvard Health Publications; Harvard Medical School

    Harvard Health Publications 2009; US$ 18.00

    Are you having memory problems that seem to go beyond the ordinary, or do you see this happening to someone you love? Are there other difficulties, like struggling to follow a conversation or find the right word, getting confused in new places, or botching tasks that once came easily? Everyone has these experiences sometimes, but if they happen regularly,... more...