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Dementia: Alzheimer's disease

VOL: 98, ISSUE: 45, PAGE NO: 32Graham A. Jackson, MB, ChB, MRCPsych, MRCGP, is consultant old age psychiatrist, Leverndale Hospital, GlasgowDementia is a common condition and many health professionals will be involved in caring for those who have it. This series of four articles will discuss the different forms of dementia, its potential causes, common behaviour problems of those with dementia, assessment tests, and person-centred care.

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