Understanding Alzheimer's and Other Dementias PDF ePub eBook

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Understanding Alzheimer's and Other Dementias free pdf In 2010 the first baby-boomers turn 60. A landmark year for our aging population. As the aged population increases, more and more people will be faced with caring for a friend or family member with dementia. There are currently 250,000 dementia sufferers in Australia and this is set to increase to 1.3 million over the next four decades to become one of the country's leading health problems. In this simple and clear guide for carers and families, Brian Draper, one of Australia's leading experts on Alzheimer's and dementia discusses the symptoms, treatment and management of the condition.This book will demystify the condition and increase our understanding of why it occurs, the current treatments and how it may be managed both by professionals and those at home.Filled with practical advice on therapies and drug treatments, Understanding Alzheimer's

About Brian Draper

Brian Draper is a Conjoint Professor in the School of Psychiatry at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He has been the Assistant Director of the Academic Department for Old Age Psychiatry at Prince of Wales and Prince Henry Hospitals, Sydney since 1992 and is Chair of the Australian Government's Psychogeriatric Care Expert Reference Group and immediate Past Chair of the Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age, RANZCP. He is also the leader of the Special Groups with Dementia node of the DCRC that covers research into dementia in persons from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, dementia in Indigenous people, and younger onset dementia.

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Author : Brian Draper
Publisher : Publish Me
Data Published : 01 October 2010
ISBN : 1920681639
EAN : 9781920681630
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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