Diagnostic disclosure of Alzheimer’s disease

Christian Derouesné and Jacques Selmès

in Alzheimer's Disease

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Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199569854
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191739637 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Neurology Library

Diagnostic disclosure of Alzheimer’s disease

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There is a large consensus that disclosing the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease to patients is appropriate

The main issue is therefore but when, what and how to tell

Sharing the diagnosis requires time and should be influenced by factors such as how much the patient is able to understand...

Chapter.  1465 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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