Dementia/ Ed., Patrick McNamara.Material type: TextLanguage: English Series: Brain, behavior, and evolution (Westport, Conn.)Publication details: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, ©2011.Description: Vol -1, xi, 243p.: Vol -2, xi, 332p.: Vol -3, xi, 248p.: ill.; 29 cmISBN:
- 22 616.83 MCN
Volume: 1. History and incidence --
Volume: 2. Science and biology --
Volume: 3. Treatments and developments.
It is estimated that more than five million Americans suffer from the various forms of dementia. While dementia is most common among the elderly, it can affect anyone in the adult population. Unfortunately, most dementias currently cannot be reversed, but breakthroughs in the genetics are yielding new insights.