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Alzheimer’s disease as a social problem


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Abstract

The purpose of the research was: to review and interpret different publications referring to Alzheimer’s Disease as a social problem, especially in the family environment, it is a disease that influences the quality of life not only of those who suffer from it but also of the relatives with whom they live, the method used was the Bibliographic Documentary, reaching the conclusion that it is a degenerative disease of neurological order that affects the quality of life of the patient and the relatives if it is not addressed promptly in order to control its effects, it interferes negatively in the life of the patient and the family environment, in many opportunities for its detection and treatment influences the economic aspect, since if the necessary monetary resources are not available, the patient does not receive treatment and the disease worsens.

Keywords

Alzheimer’s disease, social, neurological problem, quality of life

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