Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 April 2018

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780190603113

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Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

What Everyone Needs to Know®

Steven R. Sabat

What Everyone Needs To Know®

  • Explores all key topics related to Alzheimer's disease (AD) and dementia in an accessible, question-and-answer format
  • Identifies strengths of people with AD in the areas of: thinking, emotion, memory, selfhood, creativity, spirituality, and social cognition/awareness
  • Helps caregivers to identify how these strengths manifest themselves, and work with people diagnosed with AD
  • Explores how people diagnosed experience their diagnosis, sense of self, and their social world, providing true-to-life examples in their own words
  • Helps caregivers to avoid dysfunctional treatment and to avoid unwittingly interpreting normal actions as pathological

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