Joseph J. Sivak

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Joseph J. Sivak

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Dr. Sivak is a practicing psychiatrist with 20 years of clinical experience. his first work in literary medicine is a memoir about his mother's battle with Alzheimer's disease. The disease was diagnosed in 1979 when the author was seventeen, and he assumed the role of his primary caregiver to his mother. The work presents a dual account of the devastating disease through the eyes of a young son and also from a physician who has treated thousands of victims of mental illness and Alzheimer's. Filled with unique insights and provocative commentary on the disease, health care and society's treatment of the disease, the book is much more than an Alzheimer's memoir." ...more

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Many of you who have followed my blog for some time, also read I Hate Alzheimer's by Dr. Joseph Sivack. Doc has not posted is some time and we are still close friends. He and his have been traveling and moving to find the right spot to get away from Minnesota winters.  Well, I am happy to tell you that Doc is still alive and thriving and Living in the Land of Oranges. Yes, Florida. Exactly where i Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 18, 2016 09:00
Average rating: 3.73 · 11 ratings · 6 reviews · 1 distinct work
When Can I Go Home?

3.73 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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