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By Dr. R. J. Wurtman (auth.), Prof. Dr. Konrad Maurer, Prof. Dr. Peter Riederer, Prof. Dr. Helmut Beckmann (eds.)

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The ebook Alzheimer's sickness - Epidemiology, Neuropathology,Neurochemistry, and Clinics is derived from a world Symposium at the social gathering of the one hundred and twenty fifth Anniversary of the delivery of Alois Alzheimer (14.6.1864-19.12.1915). during the last decade, because the aged became the fastest-growing phase of the inhabitants in industrialized nations, Alzheimer's sickness has emerged as one of many significant psychological illnesses. The participants to this ebook symbolize the world over well-known experts within the box of dementia and current new information regarding epidemiology, neuropathology, neurochemistry, and clinics in Alzheimer's sickness. This booklet is a wealthy and priceless updated source for psychiatrists, neurologists, scientists operating within the fields of neuropathology, neurochemistry and molecular genetics, behavioral scientists, kin physicians and all who percentage an curiosity in knowing and treating the older person with Alzheimer's disease/dementia.

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