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A simple, straightforward, and easy-to-read summary about Alzheimer's as a disease and condition, written without technical jargon or impractical detail. Many books delve into other areas of Alzheimer's, emphasising the financial, legal, and treatment needs of the afflicted. At Wit's End is unique because it not only explains the psychiatric and psychological aspects of Alzheimer's, but it also helps family members and caregivers discover a wealth of effective interventions. Kraus focuses on the whole person and his/her social, psychological, physical, and spiritual life. In this book, find out how Alzheimer's can be distinguished from normal ageing and other diseases that mimic its symptoms including the wide array of associated behaviours. Also, find out what medical treatments are available, both traditional and alternative.
About the Author
George Kraus is a psychologist specializing in the care of the elderly, especially those suffering from Alzheimer's and other dementias. He is on the faculty of the School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University (Dayton, Ohio) and on staff in the Department of Behavioral Science at Green Memorial Hospital (Xenia, Ohio). He has published in a variety of professional journals including Clinical Psychology Review, Small Group Research, Psychological Reports, and Small Group Behavior.