Journal article

Alzheimer disease. Current treatment options.

Edmond Chiu

Aust Fam Physician | Published : 2002

Abstract

BACKGROUND: In the past Alzheimer disease (AD) has been presented to elderly people and their families as a very frightening condition, based on media representation of the worst possible case scenarios. OBJECTIVE: The current status of pharmacological and psychosocial Intervention in Alzheimer disease is reviewed from the recent literature. DISCUSSION: In the last decade, the picture of AD has turned to one of hope and optimism as a result of advances in developing pharmacological and psychological management.

University of Melbourne Researchers