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Published: 23 July 2020

176 Pages | 10 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198825784

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Dementia: A Very Short Introduction

Kathleen Taylor

Very Short Introductions

  • Offers a clear guide to dementia, covering its history and its definition, different types and their symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, and the underlying science
  • Explains why we still have no cure for dementia, and looks at current research which could soon change that
  • Discusses both the human costs of brain disorders, and also their costs to society
  • Looks at risk factors, and how to lower our chances of succumbing to dementia
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide

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