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ERIC Number: EJ274064
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Understanding Senile Dementia: A Challenge for the Future.
Storandt, Martha
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v16 n1 p1-6 1983
Reviews causes of dementia in later life, especially the Alzheimer's type, its prevalence, the characteristic structural changes, and hypothesized causes. The hypothesis that Alzheimer's disease represents accelerated aging is described. Treatment issues are discussed, primarily in terms of supportive environments, differential diagnosis, and assistance to the caregiver. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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