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Nurs Stand. 2008 Jun 25-Jul 1;22(42):50-6; quiz 58.

A holistic approach to caring for people with Alzheimer's disease.

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  • 1University of Stirling, Stirling. l.f.m.mccabe@stir.ac.uk

Abstract

This article adopts a holistic view of Alzheimer's disease. Biomedical, psychological and social aspects of the condition are discussed, and aetiology, epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment explored. A range of approaches to working with people with Alzheimer's disease, based on a psychological model of dementia, is described including reminiscence and cognitive stimulation therapy.

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