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Author Cheston, Richard, 1961-

Title Understanding dementia : the man with the worried eyes / Richard Cheston and Michael Bender
Published London ; Philadelphia : J. Kingsley Publishers, 1999


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 MELB  616.83 Che/Udt  AVAILABLE
Description 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Contemporary Attitudes -- Introduction: A Time of Change. 1. The Creation and Recreation of Alzheimer's Disease: Enter Frau Auguste D, enter Dr. Alois Alzheimer. 2. The Present Formulation of Dementia. 3. The Implications of the Organic Model of Dementia for Dementia Services. 4. The Limitations of the Organic Model. 5. Therapeutic Disdain: Therapy, Therapists and People with Dementia -- Pt. 2. Constructing a Psychological Model of Dementia. 6. Introducing the Person-focused Approach: What is it Like to be a Person Diagnosed as having Dementia? 7. The Person in Context: The Role of Psychological and Social Factors in Dementia. 8. A Model of the Mind in Dementia and of Levels of Severity. 9. The Emotional World of Dementia Sufferers. 10. Managing the Process of Loss -- Pt. 3. Applying the Person-focused Approach to Psychological Interventions and Services for People who have Dementia. 11. Psychological Interventions: An Introduction and Basic Principles
12. The Assessment of People who may have Dementia. 13. Therapeutic Interventions: Maximising Self-Security - The Vital Role of Listening Skills. 14. Identity Work: Holding on to Who We Are. 15. Changing Systems of Service Delivery -- Pt. 4. Looking to our Future. 16. Obstacles to Change. 17. Producing Change: A Restless Farewell
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-316) and index
Subject Dementia.
Author Bender, Mike, 1944-
LC no. 99042883
ISBN 1853024791 paperback alkaline paper