Dementia and Normal Aging

Dementia and Normal Aging

by Felicia A. Huppert
     
 

This book reviews the latest scientific research and seeks to establish whether dementia, particularly Alzheimer's disease, is distinct from the normal aging process or on a continuum with normal aging. With contributions from leading neurobiologists, psychologists, clinicians, and epidemiologists, this volume makes a major advance in the understanding of dementia

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This book reviews the latest scientific research and seeks to establish whether dementia, particularly Alzheimer's disease, is distinct from the normal aging process or on a continuum with normal aging. With contributions from leading neurobiologists, psychologists, clinicians, and epidemiologists, this volume makes a major advance in the understanding of dementia and the aging mind and brain. It also has wide implications for areas as diverse as dementia research strategy, treatment and prevention, social attitudes, and health policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521413930
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
573
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.54(d)

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