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Dementia

 

  • 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 - This 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 available here.

  • 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.

  • Dementia - 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.

  • Dementia Web - The Dementia Research Group based at the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery is one of the UK's 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).

  • Geropsychology Central - 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 laboratory tests.

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