Skip to Main Content

Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementia Types: A Practical Guide, 2nd ed.

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2008 - Spring


by Marc E. Agronin, M.D. ’91 (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins) This guide focuses on assessment, diagnosis and management of the complex array of dementia disorders seen in older patients. The author addresses all the subtypes of dementia and such associated psychiatric conditions as agitation, psychosis and depression. This edition features a new chapter on mild cognitive impairment as well as expanded coverage of Alzheimer disease and risk factors. Other chapters offer advice on caregiver support and legal and ethical concerns.

Previous Article
The Papillomaviruses
Next Article
Unnatural History: Breast Cancer and American Society