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Positive psychology approaches to dementia

Author: Chris Clarke, (Psychologist); Emma Wolverson
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Reviews current evidence and explores how psychological constructs such as hope, humor, creativity, spirituality, wisdom, resilience and personal growth may be linked with wellbeing and quality of life in dementia"--Publisher's description.
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Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Chris Clarke; Emma Wolverson.
Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia.
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016
(OCoLC)956998685
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Clarke, (Psychologist); Emma Wolverson
ISBN: 9781849056106 1849056102
OCLC Number: 945031185
Description: 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Ch. 1 Ageing, Health And Positive Psychology / Elspeth Stirling --
ch. 2 A Positive Psychology Approach To Dementia / Dr Chris Clarke --
ch. 3 Well-Being In Dementia / Dr Alison Phinney --
ch. 4 Hope And Dementia / Dr Chris Clarke --
ch. 5 Humour And Dementia / Dr Helen Irwin --
ch. 6 Resilience And Living Well With Dementia / Phyllis Braudy Harris --
ch. 7 Growth / Dr Emma Wolverson --
ch. 8 Creativity And Dementia / John Killick --
ch. 9 Spirituality And Wisdom / Revd Andrew Norris --
ch. 10 Positive Psychology And Relational Dementia Care / Professor Mike Nolan --
ch. 11 Positive Experiences In Dementia Caregiving / Dr Catherine Quinn --
ch. 12 Overview And Ways Forward For A Positive Psychology Approach To Dementia / Dr Emma Wolverson.
Responsibility: edited by Chris Clarke and Emma Wolverson ; foreword by Christine Bryden.

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Extending the field of positive psychology, this book explores how positive psychological constructs relate to living well with dementia. Looking at current evidence, and with case studies from  Read more...

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