The encyclopedia of Alzheimer"s disease by Carol Turkington

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Published by Facts On File in New York .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementCarol Turkington with Deborah Mitchell ; foreword by James E. Galvin.
ContributionsMitchell, Deborah R.
LC ClassificationsRC523 .T87 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23165339M
ISBN 100816077665
ISBN 109780816077663
LC Control Number2009006661

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During the early stages, the most obvious symptom is an inability to learn and remember new information. In advanced stages, the ability to think, speak or perform such basic tasks as getting dressed or eating is severely impaired.

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The disease was first described in by German neuropathologist Alois Alzheimer. By the early 21st century it was recognized as the most common form of dementia among older persons.

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