News about our knowledge of the brain and behavior
from Anthony Risser, Ph.D.
Monday, October 24, 2011
Alzheimer Disease Treatment
The current (October 2011) issue of the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry has free-download access to two review articles dealing with Alzheimer's disease. One deals with drug treatment, whilst the other addresses non-pharmacolgic treatments. An editiorial by Serge Gauthier (also a free download) introduces the issue.
Anthony Risser, Ph.D. is a consulting neuropsychologist. My interests include online and distributed applications in medicine, clinical trials,
professional training, and undergraduate/graduate education.
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