Alzheimer's disease and dementia : what everyone needs to know / Steven R. Sabat.
By: Sabat, Steven R.Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018Description: xxvii, 241 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780190603113.Other title: Alzheimer's disease & dementia : what everyone needs to know [Cover title].Subject(s): DEMENTIA | SOCIAL ASPECTS | PSYCHOLOGY | MEDICATIONS | QUALITY OF LIFE | CARE GIVING | ALZHEIMERS DISEASE
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Dementia -- Alzheimer's disease: biological aspects -- Alzheimer's disease: the subjective experience -- People with Alzheimer's disease and the social world -- Resilience, selfhood, and creativity -- Types of care and the role of spirituality -- And in the end.
Sabat provides information about Alzheimer's and other dementia diseases, and also discusses the psychological and social strengths possessed by people diagnosed. By identifying and using those strengths, readers can improve the quality of life in non-pharmacological ways.