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Alzheimer’s Disease: Biological Aspects

Alzheimer’s Disease: Biological Aspects  

Steven R. Sabat

in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 April 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190603106.003.0002
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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) was first identified by Alois Alzheimer in 1906 in his patient, Frau Auguste D. Dr. Alzheimer saw Frau D in 1901 and observed her rather striking symptoms that ... More
Alzheimer’s Disease: The Subjective Experience

Alzheimer’s Disease: The Subjective Experience  

Steven R. Sabat

in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 April 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190603106.003.0003
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The biomedical approach to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia in general during most of the 20th century limited the general public’s knowledge about AD primarily to what was wrong with ... More
And in the End

And in the End  

Steven R. Sabat

in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 April 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190603106.003.0007
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When one of our loved ones or someone whom we are trying to help professionally is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or another type of dementia, we are presented with what is often ... More
Dementia

Dementia  

Steven R. Sabat

in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 April 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190603106.003.0001
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People have often asked me questions such as “Is Alzheimer’s worse than dementia?” or “When will we find a cure for dementia?” So, even though this book is titled Alzheimer’s Disease and ... More
People with Alzheimer’s Disease and the Social World

People with Alzheimer’s Disease and the Social World  

Steven R. Sabat

in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 April 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190603106.003.0004
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Life in the everyday social world can be a very difficult, even foreboding, experience for a person diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or another type of dementia, or it can be an ... More
Resilience, Selfhood, and Creativity

Resilience, Selfhood, and Creativity  

Steven R. Sabat

in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 April 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190603106.003.0005
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Kate Swaffer is co-founder and co-chair of Dementia Alliance International, chair of the Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Advisory Committee, and speaks internationally to educate people ... More
Types of Care and the Role of Spirituality

Types of Care and the Role of Spirituality  

Steven R. Sabat

in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 April 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190603106.003.0006
Format: 
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The powerful stigma and negative stereotypes regarding Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias can lead to unnecessary fear, embarrassment, anger, and depression in people diagnosed ... More

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