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  • 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...

  • Alzheimer's Diseaseby Judes Poirier; Serge Gauthier; Barbara Sandilands; André Chagnon; Michaëlle Jean

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 22.99

    Explains the disease and addresses recent strides in treatment while dispelling myths, intended for patients, families, and caregivers. more...

  • Brain Death of an Ideaby Manfred Velden

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 17.86

    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...

  • Bipolar Disorderby Stephen Strakowski

    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...

  • Halt geben!by Hannelore Deußing; Karin Ackermann-Stoletzky

    Brendow & Sohn 2014; US$ 9.92

    Die Diagnose Demenz stellt nicht nur Betroffene, sondern auch deren Angehörige vor viele Fragen und Unsicherheiten: Welche Krisen durchleidet ein Mensch mit Demenz? Welche Form der Betreuung ist die optimale? Auch die emotionale Belastung für Begleiter ist kaum zu unterschätzen, verändert sich mit zunehmendem Krankheitsverlauf auch die Persönlichkeit... more...