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Title Psychosocial studies of the individual's changing perspectives in Alzheimer's disease [electronic resource] / Cordula Dick-Muehlke, Ruobing Li, and Myron Orleans, editors
Imprint Hershey, Pennsylvania (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pa., 17033, USA) : IGI Global, [2015]
book jacket
Descript PDFs (434 pages) : illustrations
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Listening to Alzheimer's: the role of social location in illness narratives / Renee L. Beard, Maureen K. O'Connor -- Steve's story: living with mild cognitive impairment / Steve Heins, Gincy Heins, Cordula Dick-Muehlke -- Cognitive decline and the changing self in relationship / Darby Morhardt, Marcia Spira -- Taking care to play: meaningful communication in dementia care in Chinese culture / Shika Card, Huali Wang -- Dementia and other neurocognitive disorders: an overview / James E. Galvin, Mary E. Kelleher -- Awareness, self, and the experience of dementia: foundations of a psychologically minded approach / Gill Toms, Catherine Lawrence, Linda Clare -- Stable self-concepts and flexible coping strategies of people with dementia attending dementia self-help groups in Germany: results from the qualitative longitudinal SEIN study / Milena von Kutzleben, Birgit Panke-Kochinke -- Self-preservation in individuals with Alzheimer's disease: empirical evidence and the role of the social environment / Sam Fazio, David B Mitchell -- Art, drawing task processes, and identity awareness: a case study on the retro-genesis phenomenon as an indicator of the progress of dementia / Ana Belen Navarro --
Spiritual factors in the experience of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias / Elizabeth MacKinlay, Corinne Trevitt -- Disease awareness, cognitive decline, and communication in persons with mild cognitive impairment and caregivers / Yvonne Yueh-Feng Lu, Mary Guerriero Austrom -- Changing perception in Alzheimer's: an experiential view / G. Allen Power -- Fragmented existence: living alone with dementia and a manifest care need / Rune Svanstrom -- The impact of decline on everyday life in Alzheimer's disease / Lovingly Quitania Park, Britt Busson -- The sleep-wake system and Alzheimer's disease / Denise Sharon
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"Cognitive impairment, through Alzheimer's disease or other related forms of dementia, is a serious concern for afflicted individuals and their caregivers. Understanding patients' mental state and combatting social stigmas are important considerations in caring for cognitively impaired individuals. This book describes programs and strategies that professional and family caregivers can implement to engage and improve the quality of life of persons suffering from cognitive impairment"--Provided by publisher
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Description based on title screen (IGI Global, viewed 09/12/2015)
Link (Original) (DLC)2015010439
Print version: 146668478X 9781466684782 (DLC) 2015010439
Subject Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Psychology
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Care
Cognition disorders in old age -- Patients -- Psychology
Cognition disorders in old age -- Patients -- Care
Alzheimer Disease -- psychology -- Case Reports
Caregivers -- psychology -- Case Reports
Communication -- Case Reports
Mild Cognitive Impairment -- psychology -- Case Reports
Social Environment -- Case Reports
Alt Author Dick-Muehlke, Cordula, 1955- editor
Li, Ruobing, 1954- editor
Orleans, Myron, 1943- editor
IGI Global, publisher
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