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- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
What does a father do when hope is gone that his only son can ever lead anything close to a “normal? life? That?s the question that haunted Dick Russell in the fall of 2011, when his son, Franklin, was thirty-two. At the age of seventeen, Franklin had been diagnosed with schizophrenia. For years he spent time in and out of various hospitals, and even... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 249.99
Diagnosing neurodegenerative diseases can prove particularly intimidating to clinicians, because many times the diagnosis cannot be critically "confirmed" by a simple test. New imaging modalities have advanced to the point of high resolution, morphological, metabolic and functional analysis. Computed tomography, magnetic resonance, nuclear... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 69.95
Advances in Alzheimer?s disease (AD) research have been challenging and without major breakthroughs in understanding its pathological basis. The reigning hypothesis suggests AD is the result of extracellular amyloid deposition that seed to form amyloid plaques, which then grow and kill neighboring neurons. However, there are several inconsistencies... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 23.99
Paul Gionfriddo?s son Tim is one of the “6 percent?—the percentage of all Americans with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate need of help yet often underserved or ignored by our health and social-service systems. In this moving, detailed, yet clear-eyed exposé, Gionfriddo... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 87.99
Bipolar disorders affect up to 3% of the world's population and are the 6th leading cause of disability worldwide. The estimated annual costs of bipolar disorder approach $50 billion in the United States, and the associated societal and personal suffering is immeasurable. Bipolar disorder is a lifelong illness that typically begins in mid-adolescence,... more...
- Good Night Books 2014; US$ 9.99
This is a book about living with Alzheimer?s, not dying with it. It is a book about hope, faith, and 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 29.93
Demenzerkrankte aktivieren ? aber wie? Welche Spiele, welche Beschäftigungen, welche Bewegungsübungen eignen sich eigentlich für diesen Personenkreis? Dieses Buch ist eine Fundgrube für die Aktivierung und Betreuung von Demenzerkrankten. Professionellen Pflegekräfte und Laien bietet es Fachwissen und viele Ideen zur einfachen, kreativen und sinnvollen... more...