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作者 Buijssen, Huub
書名 The Simplicity of Dementia : A Guide for Family and Carers
出版項 London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005
©2005
國際標準書號 9781846420962 (electronic bk.)
9781843103219
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (178 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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附註 Cover -- The Simplicity of Dementia: A Guide for Family and Carers -- Contents -- PREFACE -- 1 What is dementia? -- Introduction -- Dementia in many forms -- Prevalence -- Causes -- 2 The simple logic behind dementia -- Introduction -- How we remember -- The first law of dementia: disturbed encoding -- The second law of dementia: the roll-back memory -- 3 The experience of dementia -- Introduction -- How can we know how someone is experiencing dementia? -- The preliminary phase -- The need-for-supervision phase -- The need-for-care phase -- The need-for-nursing-care phase -- 4 Communicat -- Introduction -- Communication in the three phases of dementia -- Basic attitude -- Verbal communication -- Non-verbal communication -- Insight into the past -- Focus on feelings -- When talking is no longer possible -- 5 Mood problems: Aggression, depressiveness and suspiciousness -- Introduction -- Aggression -- Depressiveness -- Suspiciousness -- 6 Behaviour problems: Clinging behaviour, wandering and nocturnal restlessness -- Introduction -- Clinging behaviour: 'He follows me around like a shadow' -- Wandering -- Nocturnal restlessness -- 7 Management guidelines and activities -- Introduction -- Management guidelines -- Activities -- 8 The family: The hidden victims -- Introduction -- Common problems -- Self-care: the basis of caring for a partner or relative -- 9 Feelings of guilt -- Introduction -- Guilt after hearing the diagnosis -- It is never enough -- Admission to a nursing home -- The psychological meaning -- Past guilt - paying off the debt -- Handling feelings of guilt -- REFERENCES -- SUBJECT INDEX -- AUTHOR INDEX
This book offers an accessible and sympathetic introduction for relatives, carers and professionals looking after or training to work with people with dementia. Drawing on the two ̀laws of dementia', the author explains the causes of communication problems, mood disturbances and ̀deviant' behaviours
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Buijssen, Huub The Simplicity of Dementia : A Guide for Family and Carers London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,c2005 9781843103219
主題 Dementia.;Caregivers.;Dementia -- Patients -- Care.;Dementia -- Patients -- Family relationships
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Alt Author Buijssen, H P J
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