This definitive work on dementia and related disorders has been fully updated and revised to reflect recent advances in this fast moving field.
The incidence of dementia continues to rise as the population of the world ages, and the condition represents one of the most significant challenges facing societies and health professionals in the next half-century. In this, the most comprehensive single volume work available on the subject, the editors have met this challenge by assembling a team of the world's leading experts on all aspects of the condition, from history, epidemiology and social aspects to the latest neurobiological research and advanced therapeutic strategies.
Dementia, Fourth Edition, is essential reading for all specialists in old age psychiatry, neurology and care of the elderly. It will also prove invaluable for all clinicians working with patients affected by dementia, including psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers and specialist nursing staff.