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- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 124.99 US$ 107.49
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 US$ 60.19
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...
- Influence Publishing Inc 2013; US$ 9.99
As exciting discoveries continue for Alzheimers disease and other related dementias, hope for a cure remains. In the meantime, day to day challenges continue for many families and caregivers. With clarity, Tyrell offers coherent strategies that show caregivers how they can crack the code to reduce stress while integrating effective solutions... more...
- Good Night Books 2014; US$ 9.99
This is a book about living with Alzheimer?s, not dying with it. It is a book about hope, faith, and humora prescription far more powerful than the conventional medication available today to fight this disease. Alzheimer?s is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S.and the only one of these diseases on the rise. More than 5 million Americans... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 124.99
"This book provides an overview of the cognitive and behavioral profiles of the cortical dementias in a readable and clinically relevant manner. Its emphasis on disease entities primarily affecting cortical structures allows for a more comprehensive description of the latest insights into the pathogenesis and assessment of a number of different disease... more...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69
Experts on the treatment of dementia associated with Parkinson's disease describe the current status of knowledge in their respective area of expertise. The importance and clinical relevance of cognitive impairment and dementia in Parkinson's disease is emphasized,followed by discussion of future research directions and expectations. more...
- Primento Publishing 2014; US$ 31.99
Aider les personnes âgées à affronter la démence et les maladies mentales Les prédictions concernant le nombre de personnes âgées qui souffriront de démence en 2050 suscitent de fréquentes annonces alarmistes, prévoyant un « tsunami » de cas qui submergerait les familles et les soignants et qui imposerait un fardeau économique insupportable à la... more...
- Primento Publishing 2013; US$ 15.99
Comprendre les psychopathologies provoquées par la démence La maladie d?Alzheimer fait peur ; on en parle beaucoup, parfois trop, souvent mal. Voici donc un ouvrage concret et pratique, qui s?adresse en premier aux malades eux-mêmes et décrit leur quotidien, leur donnant ainsi des repères sur le mal dont ils sont atteints, sans généralisation ni... more...