November/December 2009 - Volume 5 - Issue 6 - Contributor Index

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CARR, COELI

Terra Incognita

CARR, COELI

Neurology Now . 5(6):19,23-25, November/December 2009.

Of the estimated 5.3 million Americans living with the Alzheimer's, six out of 10 will wander from their homes or care-giving facilities, says the Alzheimer's Association. Thankfully, researchers are starting to investigate the often terrifying problem of wandering. Here's what they know about this uncharted territory.

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CRESSE, MARY
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GORA, SUSANNAH
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PHILLIPS, LISA
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Shaw, Gina
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VALEO, TOM

The “Other” Dementias

VALEO, TOM

Neurology Now . 5(6):26-27,31-34, November/December 2009.

Everyone has heard of Alzheimer's, which accounts for 65 percent of all dementia in the United States. But more than 100 causes of dementia exist. Here, we take a look at the “big four”: Alzheimer's, frontotemporal dementia, Lewy body dementia, and vascular dementia. Knowing them may help you or your loved one get the right treatment.

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Wolf, Cathy