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Understanding senility

Virginia Fraser

Understanding senility

a layperson"s guide

by Virginia Fraser

  • 73 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Prometheus Books in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alzheimer Disease

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 99-101.

    Statementby Virginia Fraser and Susan M. Thornton.
    SeriesGolden age books
    ContributionsThornton, Susan M.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination103 p.
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22734472M
    ISBN 100879753919, 0879753927

    To really understand dementia we need to consider both the physiological impacts and the experience of life with a diagnosis of dementia for both the person with the diagnosis and those close to them. To do this we need to explore the medical, physical, emotional, social, environmental, psychological and spiritual aspects of the person. Vascular dementia is the second most common cause of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease.» Dementia with Lewy bodies is a type of progressive dementia related to buildup of a protein called alpha-synuclein that damages brain cells. Early symptoms include hallucinations and sleep problems.» Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a group of disorders.

    Round out your learning with the award-winning, Dementia Beyond Drugs by Dr. Al Power, along with his latest book, Dementia Beyond Disease. These visionary books advocate for humanistic, enlightened practices that address the perceived challenges of dementia care. In the 2-disc DVD set 20 Questions, Answers, and 6 Perspectives, Dr. A template for putting together Life Story books has been developed by Dementia UK. This framework is used by staff to help them to deliver person-centred care. This is a collaborative process with family members and friends and emphasis is placed on using images and photographs to bring the life story book .

    Burt DB, Aylward EH. Test battery for the diagnosis of dementia in individuals with intellectual disability. Working Group for the Establishment of Criteria for the Diagnosis of Dementia in Individuals with Intellectual Disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. ; – [PubMed: ]. Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is a type of dementia that shares symptoms with both Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. It may account for per cent of all cases of dementia. It occurs as the result of protein deposits that build up on nerve cells in the brain stem.


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In clear, understandable language, the book dispells myths about "senility," explores the early symptoms and later behavior patterns of Alzheimer's disease, and describes treatable conditions that are sometimes mistaken for Alzheimer's.

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Dementia affects people in different ways, depending on the type of dementia. The impact can be physical, emotional and psychological, and can also profoundly change the practicalities of everyday life.

Use the links below to find out more about the different types of dementia and check out our range of information leaflets. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia in older adults. Other dementias include Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal disorders, and vascular dementia.

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Dementia symptoms result from damage to the brain caused by disease or injury. As brain cells die, it becomes difficult or impossible to store new memories or access old ones.

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