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Dementia

A Survey of the Syndrome of Dementia

by B. Mahendra

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental Illness,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Medical / Neurology,
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Psychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8280285M
    ISBN 100852008635
    ISBN 109780852008638

    Or you might be referred to a doctor trained in nervous system conditions neurologist. Remember: the mind of an Alzheimer's patient is constantly getting worse: Dementia book may help them keep some of the important facts straight longer, but you should not make things more complicated than necessary. The classification is related to the severity of brain damage. Date of death on people that have already died Main life facts of your parent: birth, school history, job history, marriage date etc. Be physically and socially active. Stages of dementia progression are generally known as "pre-dementia" stages.

    Personal safety challenges. Lewy body dementia. Speech therapists may help with voice volume and projection, and swallowing difficulties. However, they cannot stop or reverse the disease itself. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. A person's surroundings—including levels of stimulation or stress, lighting, daily routines, and relationships—can lead to behavior issues.

    Caregivers can alter the home environment to try to minimize anxiety and stress for the person with LBD. All people with memory difficulty should be checked for hypothyroidism and B12 deficiency. They include: Infections and immune disorders. However, they cannot stop or reverse the disease itself.


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