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Alzheimer's Disease

Revised Edition

by (author) William Molloy Dr. & Paul Caldwell Dr.

Publisher
Key Porter Books
Initial publish date
Mar 2003
Category
General, General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781552634837
    Publish Date
    Mar 2003
    List Price
    $19.95

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Description

A diagnosis of Alzheimers disease marks the beginning of a long and painful journey for patients, friends and relatives. Dr. William Molloy and Dr. Paul Caldwell draw from their extensive experience in geriatrics and family medicine to discuss every aspect of this disease. In this updated edition, readers will learn the latest information on: what Alzheimers does to the brain; how to distinguish Alzheimers from normal aging; related dementias, such as Picks disease; managing the various stages of decline; coping with anger, denial, and depression; and legal issues. Featuring case studies, diagrams and charts, Alzheimers Disease is designed for both quick reference and in-depth study. It is a thoughtful, compassionate guide to this complex condition.BIO:J. PAUL CALDWELL, MD, CCFP (C) has been a family physician for twenty-five years and has worked as a volunteer physician in Ethiopia, South America and Central America. Dr. Caldwell has also written Sleep, Anxiety Disorders and is the co-author of Eating Disorders. Dr. Caldwell lives in Cobourg, Ontario. WILLIAM MOLLOY, MD, is a geriatrician specializing in treating patients with dementia, and particularly Alzheimers disease.He is a Professor of Medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Director of the Memory Clinic at St. Peters Hospital and Chair of the St. Peters/McMaster Centre for Studies in Aging. Dr. Molloy lives in Hamilton, Ontario.

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