Another Name for Madness

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Houghton Mifflin, 1985 - Medical - 241 pages
An account of a young woman's search for understanding and hope as she helplessly witnesses her mother's growing disorientation due to Alzheimer's disease

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Drawing on personal experience, Roach describes the devastating effects of Alzheimer's disease. When her vibrant mother was in her early fifties, she began to exhibit the early symptoms of this ... Read full review


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Marion Roach's work has appeared in numerous magazines. A regular commentator for National Public Radio's "All Things Considered", she lives in Troy, New York.

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