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Living with Dementia By John Riordan

Living with Dementia by John Riordan

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Summary

Aims to provide a summary of the non-pharmaceutical treatment of elderly, confused people. The book contains criticism of current treatment of the elderly both within institutions and in society at large.

Living with Dementia Summary

Living with Dementia: A Guide for Professionals and Carers by John Riordan

Like all the books in the "Living with..." series the authors are clinicians with a sceptical approach to drug-based treatment of chronic ailments. This book aims to provide a summary of the non-pharmaceutical treatment of elderly, confused people. The book contains criticism of current treatment of the elderly both within institutions and in society at large and is intended for use by professional groups and the intelligent lay reader or carer. It includes chapters on the functioning of the brain and causation and describes potential problems caused by the effect of drugs.

Table of Contents

Elderly people and society; the experience of dementia; the clinical picture of dementia; the working brain; the causes of dementia; drugs and dementia; the behavioural approach to dementia; stress and carers; services for elderly people and carers.

Additional information

GOR005496484
Living with Dementia: A Guide for Professionals and Carers by John Riordan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Manchester University Press
1990-11-29
100
0719025168
9780719025167
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