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  • On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer'sby Greg O'Brien; Lisa Genova

    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 humor?a 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...

  • Assessing, Diagnosing, and Treating Serious Mental Disordersby Edward H. Taylor

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 87.75

    Assessing, Diagnosing, and Treating Serious Mental Disorders uniquely provides information that is useful across mental health, psychopathology, practice, and human behavior and development classes, particularly for psychopathology and advanced mental health practice courses. DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria is provided for each mental disorder discussed... more...

  • lost in spaceby Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    How can we provide good spatial orientation for people with dementia?This question is addressed extensively in a selection of professional essays and projects that also carve out specific requirements for various disciplines. The book is a useful guide to all disciplines involved in design and planning but also to friends and family memebers. more...

  • Alzheimerby Bernard Croisile; Jürgen Schröder

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 15.11

    Die Alzheimersche Krankheit ist eine der häufigsten Demenzerkrankungen älterer Menschen und wohl die bekannteste. Doch wo genau liegt der Unterschied zwischen den leichten Erscheinungen von Altersdemenz, die, wie Mediziner heute meinen, gewissermaßen zum natürlichen Altersprozess ?dazugehören?, und dem spezifischen Profil der Alzheimer-Erkrankung?... more...

  • A Life to Remember - The Inspirational Story of Morella Kayman, Co-Founder of the Alzheimer's Societyby Morella Kayman; Nicole Carmichael

    John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 13.11

    In her twenties, Morella Kayman wanted to become an opera singer, only to have her dreams dashed when she developed cancer. After battling through the disease, her husband Lawrence was then diagnosed with pre-senile dementia at the age of 51. Frustrated that so little information about the condition and so little support was available, Morella wrote... more...

  • Marderby Stephen Marder

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    This text provides a person-centered approach to helping individuals with schizophrenia meet their personal goals.The approach is strongly influenced by the "recovery" model. This model emphasizes a respect for an individual's ability to participate in decision-making about their illness and an appreciation that people can achieve many... more...

  • How We Think About Dementiaby Julian C. Hughes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    Providing a much-needed accessible overview of the complex philosophical and ethical underpinnings of dementia care, this book explores current thinking around the concepts of ageing, personhood, capacity, liberty, best interests and the nature of palliative care, shedding new light on their implications for the caring professions. more...

  • Schizophreniaby Steven Hyman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 230.00

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dementiaby Bradford Dickerson; Alireza Atri

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 144.99

    Dementia: Comprehensive Principles and Practice is a clinically-oriented book designed for clinicians, scientists, and other health professionals involved in the diagnosis, management, and investigation of disease states causing dementia. A "who's who" of internationally-recognized experts contribute chapters emphasizing a multidisciplinary... more...

  • Improving Dementia Long-Term Careby Regina A. Shih; Thomas W. Concannon; Jodi L. Liu; Esther M. Friedman

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    In 2010, 15 percent of Americans older than age 70 had dementia. By 2050, the number of new dementia cases among those 65 and older is expected to double. This blueprint outlines policy options to help decisionmakers improve dementia long-term services and supports (LTSS) by promoting earlier detection, improving access to LTSS, promoting person- and... more...