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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 25 new and published books in the subject of Dementia — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Working Memory and Ageing

    Edited by Robert H. Logie, Robin G. Morris

    Series: Current Issues in Memory

    The rapid growth in the numbers of older people worldwide has led to an equally rapid growth in research on the changes across age in cognitive function, including the processes of moment to moment cognition known as working memory. This book brings together international research leaders who...

    Published July 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Memory of Sound

    Preserving the Sonic Past

    By Seán Street

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book explores the connections between sound and memory across all electronic media, with a particular focus on radio. Street explores our capacity to remember through sound and how we can help ourselves preserve a sense of self through the continuity of memory. In so doing, he analyzes how the...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China

    By Guy Ramsay

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    With rapid economic progress and increasing life expectancy in East Asian societies, more attention is being paid by their governments, the media and the academy to mental illness and dementia. While clinical research on mental illness and dementia in Chinese societies acknowledges the importance...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Decision Making near the End of Life

    Issues, Developments, and Future Directions

    Edited by James L. Werth Jr., Dean Blevins

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    Decision Making near the End of Life provides a comprehensive overview of the recent developments that have impacted decision-making processes within the field of end-of-life care. The most current developments in all aspects of major underlying issues such as public attitudes, the impact of media,...

    Published October 20th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Care-Giving in Dementia

    Research and Applications Volume 4

    Edited by Bère M. L. Miesen, Gemma M. M. Jones

    Volume 4 of Care-Giving in Dementia builds on previous volumes to continue to make a significant contribution to establishing a knowledge base for the developing field of care-giving in dementia. The editors bring together contributions from leading practitioners and researchers to bring the...

    Published September 21st 2006 by Routledge

  7. Ethnicity and the Dementias

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Gwen Yeo, Dolores Gallager-Thompson

    In recent years, the literature on the topic of ethnic and racial issues in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias has increased dramatically. At the same time, the need for cultural competence in all of geriatric care, including dementia care, is increasingly being acknowledged. Researchers and...

    Published July 12th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents

    What Care Receivers Want

    By Cheryl A. Kuba

    Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents proposes an entirely unique approach to the field of gerontology, giving dependent care receivers a voice. Caregivers will be made aware of what care receivers truly want during life's final chapters. Exploring issues of housing, spirituality, personal...

    Published March 14th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Talking Over the Years

    A Handbook of Dynamic Psychotherapy with Older Adults

    Edited by Sandra Evans, Jane Garner

    How can we work effectively with older people? What contribution can be made by the field of psychodynamics? It is now recognised that older adults can benefit from psychodynamic therapy and that psychodynamic concepts can help to illuminate the thorny issues of aging and the complications of later...

    Published July 29th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Care-Giving in Dementia V3

    Research and Applications Volume 3

    Edited by Gemma M. M. Jones, Bère L. Miesen

    The first two volumes of Care-Giving in Dementia integrated up-to-date neurobiological information about dementia with specific developments in care-giving. Taking the same multidisciplinary approach, and drawing contributions from leading practitioners, this third volume will prove invaluable to...

    Published July 1st 2004 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Clinical Perspectives on Primary Progressive Aphasia
    Edited by Lyndsey Nickels, Karen Croot
    To Be Published April 1st 2015
  2. The Preservation of Memory
    Edited by Davide Bruno
    To Be Published September 1st 2015

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