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Thinking about dementia : culture, loss, and the anthropology of senility

edited by Annette Leibing, Lawrence Cohen.
  • New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2006.
  • vii, 299 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Eisenhower B Level
    GN296.T45 2006 c. 1
    Available
  • Institute of the History of Medicine Books - Stack Level 6, Welch Library
    RC521.T45 2006 c. 1
    Available
Subjects
Medical Subjects
Genre
  • Aufsatzsammlung.
Series
Contents
  • note: Introduction : thinking about dementia / Lawrence Cohen
  • 1. Dementia-near-death and "life itself" / Sharon R. Kaufman
  • 2. borderlands of primary care : physician and family perspectives on "troublesome" behaviors of people with dementia / Yvette Flores / Ladson Hinton / Carol Franz / Linda S. Mitteness / Isabel Hernandez
  • 3. Negotiating the moral status of trouble : the experiences of forgetful individuals diagnosed with no dementia / Andre P. Smith
  • 4. Diagnosing dementia : epidemiological and clinical data as cultural text / Janice E. Graham
  • 5. biomedical deconstruction of senility and the persistent stigmatization of old age in the United States / Jesse F. Ballenger
  • 6. Genetic susceptibility and Alzheimer's disease : the penetrance and uptake of genetic knowledge / Stephanie Lloyd / Janalyn Prest / Margaret Lock
  • 7. Coherence without facticity in dementia : the case of Mrs. Fine / Athena Helen McLean
  • 8. Creative storytelling and self-expression among people with dementia / Anne Davis Basting
  • 9. Embodied selfhood : an ethnographic exploration of Alzheimer's disease / Pia C. Kontos
  • 10. Normality and difference : institutional classification and the constitution of subjectivity in a Dutch nursing home / Roma Chatterji
  • 11. Divided gazes : Alzheimer's disease, the person within, and death in life / Annette Leibing.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • OCLC
ISBN
  • 0813538025
  • 0813538033
  • 9780813538020
  • 9780813538037
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2005019852
  • OCLC: 61115479
  • OCLC: 61115479