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Thinking about dementia : culture, loss, and the anthropology of senility / edited by Annette Leibing and Lawrence Cohen.

Contributor(s): Leibing, Annette | Cohen, Lawrence
Language: English Publisher: New Brunswick ; NewJersey ; London : Rutgers University Press, 2006.Description: vii, 299p. ; 23cm.ISBN: 0813538033 (pbk); 9780813538037 (pbk)
Contents:
1. Changes in clinical practice. Dementia-near-death and "life itself" / Sharon R. Kaufman; The borderlands of primary care: physician and family perspectives on "troublesome" behaviors of people with dementia / Ladson Hinton ...[et al.]; Negotiating the moral status of trouble: the experiences of forgetful individuals diagnosed with no dementia / André P. Smith; Diagnosing dementia: epidemiological and clinical data as cultural text / Janice E. Graham; The biomedical deconstruction of senility and the persistent stigmatization of old age in the United States / Jesse F. Ballenger. 2. The role of genomics in Alzheimer's research. Genetic susceptibility and Alzheimer's disease: the penetrance and uptake of genetic knowledge / Margaret Lock, Stephanie Lloyd and Janalyn Prest. 3. The organization of voice, self, or personhood. Coherence without facticity in dementia: the case of Mrs. Fine / Athena Helen McLean; Creative storytelling and self-expression among people with dementia / Anne Davis Basting; Embodied selfhood: an ethnographic exploration of Alzheimer's disease / Pia C. Kontos; Normality and difference: institutional classification and the constitution of subjectivity in a Dutch nursing home / Roma Chatterji; Divided gazes: Alzheimer's disease, the person within, and death in life / Annette Leibing; Being a good Rojin; senility, power, and self-actualization in Japan / John W. Traphagan
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Includes bibliographical references and index

1. Changes in clinical practice. Dementia-near-death and "life itself" / Sharon R. Kaufman; The borderlands of primary care: physician and family perspectives on "troublesome" behaviors of people with dementia / Ladson Hinton ...[et al.]; Negotiating the moral status of trouble: the experiences of forgetful individuals diagnosed with no dementia / André P. Smith; Diagnosing dementia: epidemiological and clinical data as cultural text / Janice E. Graham; The biomedical deconstruction of senility and the persistent stigmatization of old age in the United States / Jesse F. Ballenger. 2. The role of genomics in Alzheimer's research. Genetic susceptibility and Alzheimer's disease: the penetrance and uptake of genetic knowledge / Margaret Lock, Stephanie Lloyd and Janalyn Prest. 3. The organization of voice, self, or personhood. Coherence without facticity in dementia: the case of Mrs. Fine / Athena Helen McLean; Creative storytelling and self-expression among people with dementia / Anne Davis Basting; Embodied selfhood: an ethnographic exploration of Alzheimer's disease / Pia C. Kontos; Normality and difference: institutional classification and the constitution of subjectivity in a Dutch nursing home / Roma Chatterji; Divided gazes: Alzheimer's disease, the person within, and death in life / Annette Leibing; Being a good Rojin; senility, power, and self-actualization in Japan / John W. Traphagan

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