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Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, Second Edition
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  • Authored by: Sonja M. Lillrank, M.D. and Dana K. Cassell; Foreword by Pat Levitt, Ph.D., Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer, and Director, The Saban Research Institute; Director, USC Neuroscience Graduate Program
  • From the Series: Psychological Disorders
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  • ISBN-10: 1438194323
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-9432-5
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  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 09/01/2019
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  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

Summary

Dementias are brain disorders that impair memory, thinking, behavior, and physical activity. Alzheimer's disease is the most common form, affecting 50 to 60 percent of dementia patients, and yet the exact cause of Alzheimer's and how best to detect it early remain unknown. Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, Second Edition provides helpful clarification of this group of diseases and their specific types. It explains how to recognize the symptoms of dementia or Alzheimer's disease, how these disorders are diagnosed, the latest theories about their cause, and how they can be treated. Also covered are the outlook for future prevention and treatment and resources providing further information for those seeking help coping with dementia.

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About the Author(s)

Sonja M. Lillrank, M.D., Ph.D., is associate director for psychiatry at Georgetown University, with clinical interests in psychotic disorders, anxiety disorders, women's mental health, and cultural aspects of mental health.

Dana K. Cassell has been a professional writer and editor of nonfiction for 38 years. She is the coauthor of The Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Drugs, The Encyclopedia of Autoimmune Diseases, and The Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, from the Library of Health and Living series; plus Food for Thought: The Sourcebook for Obesity and Eating Disorders, A Facts for Life Book (Checkmark Books). Her other books have included How to Advertise and Promote Your Retail Store, Making Money with Your Home Computer, and two ghosted books for physicians. Cassell has also published more than 2,000 magazine articles and several eBooks for writers, plus she has edited the newsletter Freelance Writer's Report for 32 years. She is also the founder and executive director of the national Writers-Editors Network, based in New Hampshire.

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