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- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2013; US$ 29.99
A collection of 125 delicious whole-foods recipes showcasing 16 antioxidant-rich power foods, developed by wellness authority Rebecca Katz to combat and prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, inflammation, arthritis, and other conditions that plague American adults, enabling readers to live longer, healthier... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95
Cultural responses to most illnesses differ; dementia is no exception. These responses, together with a society's attitudes toward its elderly population, affect the frequency of dementia-related diagnoses and the nature of treatment. Bringing together essays by nineteen respected scholars, this unique volume approaches the subject... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 43.99
As our population ages and fears about dementia, Alzheimer?s, and related brain problems continue to grow, this book will help shed light on how the brain functions, what we can do to prevent the most severe symptoms of aging, and steps we can take to ward off disease. more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 179.73
This book covers recent research which has identified nine new genes, and the vital realization that new pathways could be involved in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer?s. These are now targets for therapeutic intervention, which might one day lead to a cure. more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 15.99
This book is not about the past, which has gone. Or the future, which is uncertain. But it is for those who want to improve the lives of people with dementia and themselves in the Here and Now. The book is not written by an expert but by a man seeking to find new approaches concerning dementia who wishes to share his discoveries.Killick steers clear... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 124.99
Parkinson's disease has long been perceived as a pure motor disorder, partly due to its initial description by James Parkinson, who suggested that "senses and intellect remain intact", and partly due to the fact that patients with PD did not survive long, before effective treatment became available. As the survival time of patients with... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 69.99
Dementia affects millions of people throughout the world. Thinking through Dementia offers a critique of the main models used to understand dementia-the biomedical, neuropsychological, and social constructionist. It discusses clinical issues and cases, together with philosophical work that might help us to better understand and treat this illness. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2001; US$ 31.95
Offering practical advice for arts therapists and health care professionals, this book emphasizes the importance of putting the individual before the illness to provide holistic, person-centred support for people with dementia. The contributors show how music, dance and the visual arts can be used with person-centred care to promote wellbeing. more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 9.95
Jacqueline Osherow is Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Utah and the author of six previous books of poems. She has won many honors for her work, including the Witter Bynner Prize from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. more...