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The spectrum of hope an optimistic and new approach to Alzheimer"s disease and other dementias by Gayatri Devi

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Published .
Written in English


  • Large type books,
  • Dementia,
  • Popular works,
  • Alzheimer"s disease,
  • Prevention

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Gayatri Devi
SeriesThorndike Press large print lifestyles, Thorndike Press large print lifestyles
LC ClassificationsRC523.2 .D48 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination573 pages (large print)
Number of Pages573
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26948763M
ISBN 101432846477
ISBN 109781432846473
LC Control Number2017045574

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