ERIC Number: EJ416262
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Milestoning: Evoking Memories for Resocialization through Group Reminiscence.
Lowenthal, Richard I.; Marrazzo, Richard A.
Gerontologist, v30 n2 p269-72 Apr 1990
Psychiatric hospital developed empirically conceived group reminiscence program to evoke use of communication skills by geriatric residents. Goals were to tap into memories of period before patients' onset of dysfunctional mental illness and to prompt positive feelings during guided discussions, thereby allowing for more frequent, appropriate interaction. Multisensory vivid imagery was employed to stimulate remembrances. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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