Dementia and Aging Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: A Handbook / Edition 1

Dementia and Aging Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: A Handbook / Edition 1

by Matthew P. Janicki
     
 

ISBN-10: 0876309163

ISBN-13: 9780876309162

Pub. Date: 11/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876309162
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part I
Introduction
Aging and Dementia
Perspectives of a Care Provider
A Parent's Experience

Part II
Biomedical Considerations
Risk Factors and Biological Consequences
Neurological Aspects
Associated Medical Aspects
Perspectives on Assessment and Evaluation
Assessment Methods for Diagnosis of Dementia
Adaptive Behavior

Part III
Clinical Considerations
Down's Syndrome
Dementia and Depression
Psychiatric Disorders
Psychotropic Medications

Part IV
Program Considerations
Maintaining Communication
Specialty Clinic Perspectives
Adult Day Services
Supports in Small Group Home Settings
Coping with Losses, Death and Grieving

Part V
Education and Policy Considerations
Dementia Assistance Resources
Dementia and Public Policy Considerations
Future Prospects

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