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Memory functioning in dementia

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Published by North-Holland in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alzheimer"s disease.,
  • Memory disorders.,
  • Memory disorders in old age.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Lars Bäckman.
    SeriesAdvances in psychology ;, 89, Advances in psychology (Amsterdam, Netherlands) ;, 89.
    ContributionsBäckman, Lars.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC523 .M45 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 299 p. :
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1709888M
    ISBN 100444889205
    LC Control Number92011600


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