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Author Shadden, Barbara B. (Barbara Bennett), author.

Title Neurogenic communication disorders : life stories and the narrative self / Barbara B. Shadden, Fran Hagstrom, and Patricia R. Koski
Published San Diego : Plural Publishing, [2008]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; Section I; Chapter 1. Clinical Practices and the Narrative Self; What Is Narrative Self?; Theoretical Foundations; Perspectives on Self and Narrative; Evolving Clinical Perspectives on Person and Function; Establishing our Framework for Narrative Self; The Concept of Self; Human Narrative and Narrative Self; Communicative Processes and Narrative Self; Narrative Self and Neurogenic Communication Disorders; Summary and Caveats; Chapter 2. Neurogenic Communication Disorders; The Illnesses and Associated Communication Impairment
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)Parkinson's Disease (PD); Stroke (Brain Attack) Aphasia, Dysarthria, and Apraxia of Speech; Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and Other Dementias; Similarities and Differences: What Dimensions Matter?; Onset and Course of Disorder; Communication Aspect Most Affected and Its Impact; Communication Effects on Self Presentation; Issues of Self as Externally Perceived; Illness Narrative; Moving Forward; Section II; Chapter 3. The Self; The Dimensions of the Self; The Self and Culture; The Self and Roles; The Self and Situational Interactions; The Self and Biography
An ExampleAgency; Power; Cultural Power; Power from Roles; Power in Interactions; Power from Biography; Agency, Power, and the Self; The Social Construction of the Self; An Illustrative Clinical Scenario; Conclusion; Chapter 4. Narrative Processes; Exploring Narrative; Narrative and the Self; Narrative as a Backdrop to Illness; The Illness Narrative; Community Narrative; Health Narrative; The Role of Life Stage in Illness Narrative; Communication Impairment and Illness Narratives; Caregiver Perspectives; In Search of Biographical Accommodation; Tools Supporting Narrative Communication
Narrative in the Clinical ContextChapter 5. Life Stories across the Life Span: Considering Time; Aging as Temporality; Life Span Considerations; Life Storying in Aging; Self, Stereotype, and the Narrative of Decline; Social Grounding of Self in Aging; The Boundaries of Normal Aging; A Lesson Learned through Reggie's Story; Section III; Chapter 6. Life Stories in ALS; Communication in ALS; Self and Life Stories; Self and Culture; Self and Roles; Self and Interaction; Self and Biography; Illness Narratives; The Illness Narrative: Diagnosis and Change; The Illness Narrative: Time; Views of Time
Life Span IssuesTime for Reframing the Life Story; The Illness Narrative: What Do Persons with ALS Seek?; The Illness Narrative: Social Situatedness and Social Others; Family and Friends; Caregivers; Support Groups and Communities; Communication Tools and Technology; In Closing; Postscript; Chapter 7. Life Stories in Parkinson's Disease; Parkinson's Disease and the Self; Self and Culture; Self and Roles; Self and Interactions; Self and Biography; Parkinson's Disease and the New Life Narrative; The New Narrative: Culture and the Self; The New Narrative: Roles and the Self
Summary This book translates psychological concepts of narrative and self into the clinical realm of speech-language pathology. The text moves from theory to qualitative analyses of living with neurogenic disorders to implications for clinical interventions for individual clients and their significant others
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 30, 2015)
Subject Nervous system -- Degeneration -- Patients -- Language
Aphasic persons -- Language
Communicative disorders -- Psychological aspects
Autobiographical memory.
Memory disorders.
Patients' writings -- History and criticism
Discourse analysis, Narrative.
Self Concept
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Aphasic persons -- Language
Autobiographical memory
Communicative disorders -- Psychological aspects
Discourse analysis, Narrative
Memory disorders
Patients' writings
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Koski, Patricia R., author.
Hagstrom, Fran, author.
ISBN 9781597568500