A Clinician's Guide to Successful Evaluation and Treatment of Dementia

This book was written to address considerable uncertainty "out in the field" regarding how to evaluate and treat persons with dementia. Therapeutic techniques selected often do not take the person's diagnosis and staging into mind. Subsequently, this can lead to pessimism regarding the efficacy of doing therapy with persons with dementia. Throughout this text the authors stress the importance of using evidence-based interventions and how doing this can lead to predictable and positive outcomes