eBook Dementia, 1st Edition

  • Sylvia Engdahl
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 073776791X
  • ISBN-13: 9780737767919
  • DDC: 616.8
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 171 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released March 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
  • Price:  Sign in for price



This volume includes an overview of dementia, including diagnosis; symptoms; types of dementia; and possible treatments; a look at controversies surrounding dementia, focusing on the social stigma of dementia; the pros and cons of screening for Alzheimer's disease; and the use of antipsychotic drugs for dementia patients; and personal stories of caregivers for people living with dementia.

While Greenhaven Publishing strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions. Call your Sales Rep for details.

Features and Benefits

  • Each volume in this timely series provides essential information on a disease or disorder (including symptoms, causes, treatments and cures); presents the controversies surrounding causes, alternative treatments, and other issues; and offers first-person narratives from people coping with the disease –either as patients, family members or caregivers.
  • Essays are carefully edited and introduced to make them easily accessible to student researchers as well as general readers.
  • All volumes in the series include primary and secondary viewpoints, bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.