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October 2004

The Dementias: Diagnosis, Treatment and Research, 3rd ed

Arch Neurol. 2004;61(10):1623. doi:10.1001/archneur.61.10.1623-a

edited by Myron F. Weiner, MD, and Anne M. Lipton, PhD, 577 pp, with illus, $84.95, ISBN 1-58562-043-2, American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc, Washington, DC, 2003.

The rapid growth in neuroscience and in knowledge about dementia disorders creates a need, for both specialists and nonspecialists involved in the care of cognitively impaired patients, for a single reference that provides a comprehensive summary of diagnosis and treatment-related information. This volume on the dementias nicely fills this niche. Now in its third edition and with a new coauthor (Dr Lipton), this volume provides a comprehensive summary of critical issues important to those caring for patients with dementia syndromes.

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