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Medicine - Neurology | Changes in the Brain - Impact on Daily Life

Changes in the Brain

Impact on Daily Life

Chiaravalloti, Nancy (Ed.)

2019, Approx. 200 p.

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  • About this book

  • Book is unique in discussing brain changes in many different illness groups, whereas other books on brain changes focus on one specific patient group (eg, sports injury, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease)
  • Inclusion of excerpts from actual patients will provide important insights for professionals working with such patients, and will help professionals normalize their patients’ experiences

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Alzheimer’s disease - Brain illness - Brain injury - Cancer - Cognitive signs and symptoms - Epilepsy - Head injury - Multiple sclerosis - Parkinson’s disease - Traumatic brain injury - brain damage - cognition - korsakoff - ms - stroke

Related subjects » Medicine - Neurology - Neuropsychology - Psychology - Public Health

Table of contents 

Measurement: the quantification of changes in daily life.- Normal aging.- Alzheimer’s disease.- Parkinson’s disease.- Traumatic brain injury (possibly two chapters: mild and severe).- Multiple sclerosis.- Stroke.- Cancer.- Epilepsy.- Public policy: Impact on individuals with brain injury and illness.- Where do we go from here?

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