Dementia: Mind, Meaning, and the Person

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This book brings together philosophers and clinicians to explore the conceptual issues that arise in connection with dementia, an increasingly common illness associated with mental, physical, and cognitive decline. With the global “graying” of the population, dementia becomes a part of everybody’s life. Understanding of the individual differences in the abilities lost can enhance patients’ and families’ experience of the disease progression.​

J Clin Psychiatry 2008;69(8):1343