Table of contents for Dementia : mind, meaning, and the person / edited by Julian Hughes, Stephen Louw, Steven R. Sabat.

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List of contributors vii
1 Seeing whole 1
Julian C. Hughes, Stephen J. Louw, and Steven R. Sabat
2 Ageing and human nature 41
Michael Bavidge
3 Dementia and personal identity 55
A. Harry Lesser
4 Identity: self and dementia 63
John McMillan
5 Into the darkness: losing identity with dementia1,2 71
Jennifer Radden and Joan M. Fordyce
6 Can the self disintegrate? Personal identity, psychopathology, and disunities of consciousness 89
E. Jonathan Lowe
7 Keeping track, autobiography, and the conditions for self-erosion 105
Michael Luntley
8 The discursive turn, social constructionism, and dementia 123
Tim Thornton
9 The return of the living dead: agency lost and found? 143
Carmelo Aquilina and Julian C. Hughes
10 Dementia and the identity of the person 163
Eric Matthews
11 Meaning-making in dementia: a hermeneutic perspective 179
Guy A. M. Widdershoven and Ron L. P. Berghmans
12 I am, thou art: personal identity in dementia 193
Catherine Oppenheimer
13 Spiritual perspectives on the person with dementia: identity and personhood 205
F. Brian Allen and Peter G. Coleman
14 Respectare: moral respect for the lives of the deeply forgetful 223
Stephen G. Post
15 Understandings of dementia: explanatory models and their implications for the person with dementia and therapeutic effort 235
Murna Downs, Linda Clare, and Jenny Mackenzie
16 Personhood and interpersonal communication in dementia 259
Lisa Snyder
17 From childhood to childhood? Autonomy and dependence through the ages of life 277
Harry Cayton
18 Mind, meaning, and personhood in dementia: the effects of positioning 287
Steven R. Sabat

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Dementia -- Philosophy.
Identity (Psychology).
Self (Philosophy).
Dementia -- psychology -- Aged.
Personhood -- Aged.
Professional-Patient Relations -- ethics.
Self Concept -- Aged.