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Graduate Catalog 2010-11 
Graduate Catalog 2010-11 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GRN 5470 - Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

Dementia is a complex issue compounded by stereotypical views of aging and the aged. This course focuses on social, psychological, etiologic, and epidemiological issues related to dementia together with the problems of diagnosis and treatment. Alzheimer’s Disease, probably the most common cause of dementia, will receive specific attention. The purpose of this course is to help students gain an understanding of dementia as both a social and medical problem.

Credits: 3 hrs.

Notes: Open to Upperclass and Graduate Students. Admission to the Gerontology Certificate Program is suspended. Students currently enrolled may continue their studies until the time limit for completion expires.

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