Ethnicity and the Dementias

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Taylor & Francis, 1996 - Medical - 261 pages
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Contents

References
7
Research Issues
14
Variations in Dementia Characteristics by Ethnic
21
Conclusion
28
Methods for Test Development
35
Conclusion
43
Caveats for Researchers to Address
50
Suggested List of Tests Used at the Spanish
58
Intervention Programs for Hispanic Caregivers
145
Cultural Dynamics of Dementia in a Cuban
153
Cultural Aspects of Dementia Among Cubans and Puerto
159
References
165
Strategies for Working with African American Families
171
Dementia
177
Caring for Cognitively Impaired American Indian
187
Conclusion
198

Issues in Assessing Dementia in African
59
Screening African American Elders for the Presence
66
CrossCultural Testing and the Cognitive Abilities
77
Conclusion
83
AsianPacific Island Americans
89
References
107
Techniques of Working with Japanese American
109
Conclusion
121
Caregiving in Filipino Families
128
Hispanic Americans
137
SPECIAL ISSUES AND SPECIAL POPULATIONS
205
Treatment for MID Syndromes
213
Training of CHWs
220
Resident Diversity
226
Ethnic Diversity Among Veterans with Dementia
235
Conclusion
241
Managed Care
247
Conclusion
254
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