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Coping with dementia

Coping with dementia (Seminar) (1985 Teeside Polytechnic)

Coping with dementia

proceedings of the seminar Thursday11th July 1985.

by Coping with dementia (Seminar) (1985 Teeside Polytechnic)

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Published by Alzheimer"s Disease Society (South Cleveland)] in [s.l .
Written in English


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Understand and identify positive coping mechanisms used by people with dementia upon diagnosis and throughout disease trajectory.. Develop measures to assess for positive psychological processes (e.g., purpose in life) that can be used with individuals with communication challenges and at different disease stages.


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