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Dementia, aging, and intellectual disabilities: a handbook


Author: Janicki, M. P.
Type: Edited Book
Year: 1999


This handbook provides up-to-date information about dementia, Alzheimer's disease (AD), and related disorders as they affect persons with mental disabilities. The book examines the biology and physiology of dementia; neurological and medical complications associated with dementia; the best practices to meet the needs of aging clients with intellectual disabilities and their families; policy issues raised by the growing number of aging individuals with intellectual disabilities; and case studies of affected individuals. The editors take a practical approach to diagnosis, assessment, treatment, management, and care, making the book a useful guide for both students and trained professionals and a resource for developing programs and dealing effectively with the emotional, psychological, and social impact of dementia on affected individuals, their families, and care providers.

Further Details

Pages: 488 p.
Publish Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Publisher: Brunner/Mazel, Inc.
Accession Number: 8.5.03
Keywords: older, health improvement, cognitive, policy compliance, assessment
Reads: 264