By Amy Borenstein,James Mortimer
Alzheimer's sickness: Lifecourse views on chance aid summarizes the turning out to be physique of information at the distribution and motives of Alzheimer’s ailment (AD) in human populations, delivering the reader with wisdom on how we outline the ailment and what its danger and protecting components are within the context of a life-course technique.
At the realization of the booklet, the reader will comprehend why Alzheimer’s sickness most likely starts at notion, then progresses via early-life and grownup hazard components that finally influence the stability among pathologic insults within the mind and the power of the mind to change affliction indicators. not like edited volumes that can have little team spirit, this booklet makes a speciality of an built-in life-course method of the epidemiology of dementia, particularly, Alzheimer’s disorder.
- Reviews the present technological know-how surrounding Alzheimer’s disease
- Provides a primer of foundational wisdom at the disease's epidemiology and biostatistics
- Utilizes a life-course strategy, offering a unique and built-in view of the evolution of this affliction from genes to mind reserve
- Uses the ‘threshold model’—a conception first defined via Dr. Mortimer and largely permitted today—which accommodates the belief of chance components for the pathology and expression of the sickness
- Proposes that bettering mind health and wellbeing via modifiable behaviors can hold up disorder onset until eventually a later age
- Examines the way forward for prevention of Alzheimer’s sickness, a topic of serious present interest
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Alzheimer's Disease: Life Course Perspectives on Risk Reduction by Amy Borenstein,James Mortimer