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The Alzheimer´s Family: Helping Caregivers Cope

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Description for The Alzheimer´s Family: Helping Caregivers Cope Hardback. Responding to families' questions and fears with compassion. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: MBDP; MJND; MMJ; MQU. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 165 x 243 x 24. Weight in Grams: 542.
Typically the patient—and his or her course of treatment—are the natural focal points when it comes to Alzheimer’s disease (AD). But Alzheimer’s is an equally debilitating illness for family members and caregivers who must come to terms with its far-reaching emotional and physical burdens.

In this handbook, clinicians are taught how to navigate the many interpersonal issues at the heart of AD—that is, how to work with the families and friends of the patient. Santulli addresses everything from how to respond compassionately to their likely questions and concerns, how to clearly explain symptoms and risk factors, when ... Read more

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About Robert B. Santulli
Robert B. Santulli, MD, is associate professor of psychiatry at the Dartmouth Medical School, and Director of Geriatric Psychiatry at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, in Lebanon, New Hampshire. He is also the editor of the Dartmouth Memory Clinic Handbook.

Reviews for The Alzheimer´s Family: Helping Caregivers Cope
"[A]n elegant, articulate handbook for families of Alzheimer’s victims. It should be among the first that they read as they educate themselves regarding the often difficult, but potentially reinforcing, journey ahead. For professionals in geriatrics, gerontology, and Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis and treatment, the book will further extend their repertoire for the conversations that should take place and suggests who should ... Read more

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