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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 17.90
It is a matter of scientific debate to what extent intelligence is hereditary. However, in a relatively broad part of the public the opinion prevails that intelligence is to a large extent hereditary, which means that it can only be minimally improved through social intervention. The book presents the scientific methods for determining heritability... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
Bipolar disorder is one of the most common and disabling conditions affecting humankind. It is a leading cause of disability and mortality worldwide, affecting millions of people. The illness is complex and dynamic, so that many individuals are misdiagnosed for years and clinicians struggle with identifying the most appropriate and successful treatment.... more...
- Polpresa Press 2014; US$ 9.99
This book is based on a unique and important set of documents. It contains detailed excerpts from the diaries, letters and records of a young man who, in his mid teens, was diagnosed with ?schizophrenia?. This man, whom we shall call David, recorded details of his life on a near daily basis from 1964 until his death some seven years later. more...
- Constable & Robinson 2014; US$ 11.65
Hi Dad . . . can we have a chat about your dementia . . . Can you remember how it started? When Ron Husband started to forget things - dates, names, appointments . . . daft things, important things - it took a while to realise that this was 'a different form of forgetting'. But it was just the first sign of the illness that gradually took him... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 79.99
This concise, pragmatic, pocket-sized book addresses neurological contributions to the diagnosis and management of dementia through a longitudinal examination of the work undertaken in a dedicated neurological dementia clinic. It covers the use of cognitive and non-cognitive screening instruments and their diagnostic utility and the use of other... more...