The Silent Epidemic
DVD1981 26 Minutes
Experiences of Alzheimer's Disease.
Alzheimer's Disease affects as many as one in twelve of Britain's old people, yet little is known about it, and there is no cure. The symptoms -- confusion, loss of memory, aggression and incontinence -- are often attributed to old age, yet thousands of younger people have the disease. Includes interviews with authors of a report published by the Royal College of Physicians, and people related to sufferers.
Made in 1985 this film reflects the cultural attitudes and state of medical knowlege of the time it was made. The issues raised are timeless.
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