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  • Severe Dementiaby Alistair Burns; Bengt Winblad

    Wiley 2006; US$ 193.00

    The later stages of dementia are as important, if not more so, as the earlier stages, since they harbour unique characteristics and events, which profoundly affect the lives of patients and their carers. Severe dementia has not had a high profile in the clinical literature as until recently prognosis was poor and there were few beneficial interventions.... more...

  • Communication Disability in the Dementiasby Karen Bryan; Jane Maxim

    Wiley 2006; US$ 85.99

    This book focuses on language and communication issues with older people with mental health problems. Radically revised and updated from the authors’ earlier book, “Communication Disability and the Psychiatry of Old Age”, this book recognizes that language and communication is not just the business of speech and language therapy... more...

  • Dementiaby Claire Biernacki

    Wiley 2007; US$ 72.99

    Our perceptions of dementia and what dementia care should constitute have changed dramatically over the past 20 years.  Research has uncovered a mass of information concerning all aspects of dementia. This wealth of information should be reflected in a dramatic change, indeed a metamorphosis, in the way people with dementia are cared for. No such... more...

  • Dementia Careby James Grealy; Helen McMullen; Julia Grealy

    Wiley 2008; US$ 78.99

    Dementia care: a practical photographic guide is a unique illustrated guide to caring for people with dementia in care homes. It presents practical prevention and management techniques for resistance to care in common activities of daily living, explores cognitive loss, physical loss and sensory loss in dementia, and examines means of improving communication... more...

  • What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM) Alzheimer's Diseaseby Gayatri Devi; Deborah Mitchell

    Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99

    The director of the New York Memory and Healthy Aging Services offers sound advice for patients and caregivers facing Alzheimer's disease. This guide covers prevention, treatment, and coping with memory loss and examines the symptoms and stages of Alzheimer's. more...

  • Alzheimer’sby Charles Atkins

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2008; US$ 12.99

    Written in an easy-to-read Q&A format, The Alzheimer’s Answer Book explains confusing medical lingo and provides straightforward answers. more...

  • 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...