Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
by Inga Zerr (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2013
Number of pages: 484
Alzheimer's dementia (AD) affects 6 million Europeans with 10 percent of people over age 65 and more than a quarter over 85. Given the steady ageing of European societies, dementia and cognitive decline have developed into a major health problem with an enormous socioeconomic impact for patients, their families and caregivers, national health care systems, and society.
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