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ERIC Number: EJ587225
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0091-4150
Unsettled, Uncertain and Striving to Understand: Toward an Understanding of the Situation of Persons with Suspected Dementia.
Robinson, Petra; Ekman, Sirkka-Liisa; Wahlund, Lars-Olof
International Journal of Aging & Human Development, v47 n2 p143-61 1998
Understanding how an informed diagnosis is comprehended by the client becomes essential when evaluating persons with suspected dementia. A phenomenological-hermeneutic analysis of interviews with persons (N=8) evaluated clinically for suspected dementia revealed that clinical diagnosis provided participants some means of "making sense" of early experiences of memory loss. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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