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Coping with Memory Problems

Coping with Memory Problems
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Dr Sallie Baxendale

Coping with Memory Problems

Dr Sallie Baxendale

For every person who develops Alzheimer’s, there are thought to be at least another eight whose memory problems are severe enough to affect the quality of their lives. This book addresses all forms of memory loss, organic and non-organic; it explores how memory may be affected by stress, anxiety and depression, and suggests practical ways of coping, as well as what to do if you are really concerned.

Topics include:

Different types of memory such as prospective , autobiographical, and procedural memory 

How does memory go wrong? – with checklist 

Why memory may go wrong – normal age related decline, physical illness, medication, hormonal changes, alcohol, neurological damage and disease

The role of anxiety in memory problems

Mood and memory - how depression affects memory 

Stress and memory function.

Practical strategies that can really help.

When to seek further help.


Specifications: Paperback | 216 x 138mm | 128 pages


About the author:

Dr Sallie Baxendale is a consultant clinical neuropsychologist at the Institute of Neurology, University College London and an internationally recognized expert on brain dysfunction. Widely published (the Lancet, the British Journal of Medicine, Neurology), she is author of Epilepsy: Complementary and Alternative Treatments, Sheldon Press


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