Publication Year: 2011
Authors/Editor: Hughes, Julian C.
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 80
Offers a critique of the main models used to understand dementia-the biomedical, neuropsychological, and social constructionist.
It discusses both clinical issues and cases, together with philosophical work that might help us better understand and treat this illness. Drawing on philosophical critique of models of dementia, as well as empirical data and clinical experience, the book unifies the biological, psychological, and social accounts of illness and disease.
Highly original and thought provoking, this book will interest psychiatrists, philosophers, psychologists, and anyone involved in the care and management of those with dementia.