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The Jogger -
The patented Jogger™
system uses a combination of handheld PDA and Internet technologies to
enable persons with short-term memory loss to better manage their affairs
and thereby increase their independence and productivity.
All about dementia -
leaflet is aimed at those who want to know more about dementia and
Alzheimer’s disease. It defines dementia in its various forms, explains
about causes, treatment and care, and recommends other reading and sources
of help. Published on the Web by the Mental Health Foundation, a UK
charity. A downloadable PDF version, requiring Adobe Acrobat, is also
BehaveNet® Clinical Capsule™: DSM-IV & DSM-IV-TR: Dementia
- Although classified as mental disorders because they involve
deterioration in mental, behavioral, and emotional functioning, all these
brain disorders are probably caused by physical disease, trauma or drug
effect and are classified according to the underlying disease state.
- Overview and fact sheet on dementia from the Merck Medical Manual.
Dementia - from BUPA
- Concise fact sheet explaining the causes, symptoms and treatment of this
disorder, available for down loading in Adobe Acrobat.
- The Dementia Research Group based at the National Hospital for Neurology
& Neurosurgery is one of the
leading centres for clinical research into dementia, and the hospital is
the lead centre for trialing new drugs to slow the progression of
Alzheimer's disease (which causes the majority of dementias).
- Gerontology centers, Gerontology, assessment, psychology, geriatrics,
neurology, dementia, Parkinson's disease and stroke resources.
Institute for Brain Aging and Dementia
- Includes information about the clinic, research and caregiver support.
Neurology Channel - Dementia
- A diagnosis of dementia requires a medical history; physical
examination, including neurological examination); and appropriate
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