Managing the patient with dementia.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Dementia due to degenerative changes or to some chronic disorders involves gradual loss of function, and it is important that the patient, spouse, and family know what to expect. Counseling from the physician at an early stage can help the patient maintain a normal level of functioning as long as possible and prepare the family and spouse to deal with changes as they occur.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Massey, EW; Riley, TL

Published Date

  • May 1, 1982

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 71 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 207 - 215

PubMed ID

  • 7071036

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0032-5481

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/00325481.1982.11716076


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England