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ERIC Number: EJ375978
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Conceptual Analysis of Validation Therapy.
Babins, Leonard
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v26 n3 p161-68 1988
Examines conceptual aspects of Validation Therapy (VT), humanistic approach to help disoriented very old persons resolve life's unfinished conflicts by expressing feelings. Describes four stages of disorientation based on emotional and physical characteristics. Discusses theoretical assumptions and underlying principles of VT. Outlines research evaluating effectiveness of VT, and concludes that further research is needed to determine VT's validity. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada