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Alzheimer's : a caregiver's guide and sourcebook / Howard Gruetzner.

Gruetzner, Howard. (Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0471379670
  • Physical Description: xv, 336 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Wiley, 2001.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I Caregiver Experience 1 -- 1 What Is Alzheimer's Disease? 3 -- 2 Symptoms and Phases of Alzheimer's Disease 11 -- 3 Depression and the Person with Alzheimer's Disease 33 -- 4 Possible Causes of Alzheimer's Disease 59 -- 5 Six Common Myths About Alzheimer's 74 -- 6 Coping: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Caregiver's Experience 82 -- 7 From Family Care to Alzheimer's Care: Preparing for Caregiving 92 -- 8 Understanding Behavioral Changes 114 -- 9 Stages of Family Adjustment 134 -- 10 Family Responses to Care 143 -- 11 Values, Beliefs, and the Caregiver Experience 160 -- 12 How to Respond Positively to Alzheimer's Behaviors 164 -- 13 Depression and the Alzheimer's Caregiver 183 -- 14 Coping with Ongoing Caregiver Stress 200 -- 15 Exploring Community Resources 224 -- Part II Research and Treatment 237 -- 16 Abnormal Changes in the Brain 239 -- 17 Treatment Possibilities 264 -- 18 Psychiatric Medications and Dementia 283.
Summary, etc.:
Offers information about Alzheimer's disease, its physiological effects, and the emotional impact upon the patient, family members, and caregivers, and discusses the latest therapies and medical findings.
Subject: Alzheimer's disease.

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