Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias PDF ePub eBook

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Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias free pdf In this comprehensive yet accessible guide, Brian Draper, a leading expert on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, describes the symptoms, treatment and management of dementia. Covering everything from assessment and diagnosis to drug and psychosocial treatments, community and residential care options, assistive technology, support for families and other caregivers, ethical and legal considerations, end of life decisions and the latest research and treatment developments, the book provides a complete road map for those supporting someone with dementia, in either a personal or professional capacity. The book will demystify dementia and increase understanding about why it occurs, current treatments and therapies and how it may be managed. Filled with useful information and advice, it will be an invaluable resource for relatives and carers, and a useful reference on the desk of any professional working with individuals with dementia.

About Brian Draper

Brian Draper is Conjoint Professor in the School of Psychiatry at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. He is the Director of the Academic Department for Old Age Psychiatry and Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, Board Member of the International Psychogeriatric Association and Past Chair of the Australian Government's Psychogeriatric Care Expert Reference Group and of the Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. Brian lives in Australia.

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Author : Brian Draper
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Data Published : 15 July 2013
ISBN : 184905374X
EAN : 9781849053747
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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