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Memory, ageing and Alzheimer's disease: the case for Malaysia

Dzulkifli, Mariam Adawiah (2012) Memory, ageing and Alzheimer's disease: the case for Malaysia. In: Psychology in Malaysia: Current Challenges and Future Directions. Pearson , Kuala Lumpur, pp. 260-272. ISBN 9789673492077

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The chapter starts with a section on ageing and memory. It aims to provide some answers as to why increased age is commonly associated with a decline in cognitive ability, especially memory performance. A section on AD is first presented, followed by a discussion of the potential of newly developed of non-biological explanations for the disease. The chapter concludes with some recommendations to approach ageing by providing more emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention in elder persons.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 2283/30596
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ageing, Memory, Memory lost
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF636 Applied psychology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Mariam Adawiah Dzulkifli
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2013 16:00
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2013 16:00
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/30596

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